Apply or re-apply for a Blue Badge

How to apply for a Blue Badge, change your circumstances or report the death of a Blue Badge holder.

Current processing times are up to 12 weeks from the date the application was submitted

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are currently processing applications received 10-12 weeks ago. To avoid any delay once processing begins, please ensure that when you apply, you make your payment promptly and provide all the necessary supporting documents and evidence. If we are unable to make a decision regarding eligibility for a Blue Badge based on the information in the application form and evidence provided, the applicant may be asked to attend an Independent Mobility Assessment which will delay the time taken to make the decision regarding eligibility.

If it has been less than 10 weeks since you submitted your application, we will be unable to provide you with an update. Please rest assured however that we are working as quickly as possible to process applications within the 12 week timeframe and we will contact you if any further information is needed.

Applying for a new Blue Badge

Check if you're eligible to apply.

Re-apply for a Blue Badge

Due to our processing times, we recommend you submit your application 3 months (12 weeks) – no sooner, before your current badge expires.

Your application will automatically be cancelled if you apply more than 12 weeks in advance of your current badge expiring. If you continue to display an expired badge, either by itself or with a note or letter to say you have re-applied and are waiting for your new Blue Badge to arrive, you may receive a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) or other enforcement action.

Before you apply