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Blue Badge scheme

How to apply for a Blue Badge and about the eligibility criteria, how to renew or replace your badge and what to do if you are a new applicant.

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.

From 30 August 2019, people with a Hidden Disability can apply for a Blue Badge. Read the Blue Badge scheme local authority guidance (PDF, 1.5MB) for more information.

Visit blue badge disabled parking to: 

  • apply
  • replace
  • renew
  • change details on a Blue Badge

Applying, renewing, and more Blue Badge information pages

Who can get a Blue Badge

Check if you or your organisation can get a Blue Badge and find information on new Blue Badge criteria.

Blue Badge disabled parking

How to apply, replace, renew, change details on a Blue Badge, and how much they cost.

Blue Badge misuse

Information about Blue Badge misuse, including how to report it and what the consequences are if you are found to be misusing a badge.