The Blue Badge scheme helps people with severe mobility problems to access goods and services by allowing them to park close to their destination. The scheme is open to people who travel as a driver or as a passenger.
How to send in your supporting documentation
Check if you can apply for a Blue Badge
Before applying please check if you are eligible for a Blue Badge.
Notice about Blue Badge renewals
You must return any expired badges and/or your current badge to us once it has expired. If you display your renewed badge before your current badge expires, you could incur a fine as you must not use it until its date of validity. Find out more and how to return your badge.
August 2017: busiest period of the year
Please be aware:
- online applications (once we've received all required documentation to support your application) take 6 weeks to process
- and paper applications are taking 10 weeks.