Blue Badges help people with disabilities or health conditions park closer to their destination. You can apply for a badge for yourself, or on behalf of someone else. For example, if you have a disabled child, you can apply for a Blue Badge for them, to use when you drive them places.
Using your Blue Badge and where you can park
Who can get a Blue Badge?
You may be eligible for a Blue Badge if you have a long-term disability that means:
- you cannot use some types of parking meter due to severe disability in both arms (and you drive regularly)
- you cannot walk, or find it very difficult to walk (including due to severe psychological distress)
- you may be at risk of serious harm when walking
- you may pose a risk of serious harm to any other person when walking
Some benefits automatically qualify you for a Blue Badge. For example, if you are aged 3+ and receive the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA).
Learn more about who can get a Blue Badge.
How to get support from us
Apply online for a Blue Badge. Or download an application form to apply by post.
To apply you will need:
- proof of your disability
- proof of your identity
- proof of your address
- a photograph of you
If you have questions, contact us by phone or use our online contact form.