Using Your Blue Badge

Your Responsibilities

  • a Blue Badge holder is responsible for the badge and must not let anyone else use it or photocopy it
  • you must make sure it's displayed the correct way up, as stated on your badge
  • Blue Badges are the property of Worcestershire County Council and should be cut up and disposed of if no longer required, please see Cancel a Blue Badge page for further details
  • Blue Badges are clearly printed with an expiry date, if the badge has expired please cut it up and dispose of it; please see Renew a Blue Badge page to renew your badge, if your organisational Blue Badge has expired, you need to apply for a new one
  • it is illegal to use your badge after its expiry date, please see Renew a Blue Badge page to renew your badge, if your organisational Blue Badge has expired, you need to apply for a new one
  • if a Blue Badge is misused we can de-register it and the maximum penalty for incorrect use of the badge is a fine of £1000

For more guidance on your rights and responsibilities visit GOV.UK - The Blue Badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England (opens in new window).


Travelling Abroad

You can use your Blue Badge in all European countries.

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