Parking using an expired Blue Badge during COVID-19 crisis
You can continue using a Blue Badge with an expiry date of 1 January 2020 onwards without receiving a penalty charge notice.
This relaxation of enforcement has been agreed by government and local authority associations and should continue initially until 30 September 2020.
Please note that this applies to local authority parking and not private car parks such as supermarkets.
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 for more information.
Visit blue badge disabled parking to:
- change details on a Blue Badge