Blue Badge application and payment

Please use this form to make an application for a Blue Badge for adults and children over three. 

You should allow 6 - 8 weeks for your application to be processed.

You will need to attach to this form or provide to us the following information;

  • Proof of residency (Attached in a word document)
  • Proof of identity (Attached in a word document - any of the following; Birth Certificate, Passport, Driving Licence, Marriage/Divorce Certificate, Civil Partnership Certificate, Certificate of British Nationality, HM Forces ID card, Identity card for Foreign Nationals)
  • 1 recent passport sized photo  (Attached in a word document)
  • Medical information - a copy of a recent letter from a healthcare professional
  • Attachments must not exceed 15MB in total if attached to this form.

Who can apply

You may qualify automatically for a Blue Badge if you;

  • receive the higher rate of the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance or 8 points or more under the Moving Around activity of the Mobility Component of Personal Independence Payment ;
  • receive a War Pensioners` Mobility Supplement; 
  • use a motor vehicle supplied for disabled people by a Government Health Department; 
  • are registered blind.

Discretionary eligibility

You may be issued with a Blue Badge if you meet one of the following criteria:

  • Drive a vehicle regularly, have a severe disability in both arms and is unable to operate, or have considerable difficulty in operating, all or some types of parking meter; or 
  • Have a permanent and substantial disability that causes inability to walk or very considerable difficulty in walking.

In addition, children under the age of three may be eligible for a badge if they fall within either or both of the following descriptions:

  • A child who, on account of a condition, must always be accompanied by bulky medical equipment which cannot be carried around with the child without great difficulty;
  • A child who, on account of a condition, must always be kept near a motor vehicle so that, if necessary, treatment for that condition can be given in the vehicle or the child can be taken quickly in the vehicle to a place where such treatment can be given. 

Please note you will need to make a payment of £10 with this application.

If you are making an application for a child aged three or under or for an organisation please don't use this form but choose the appropriate form below.

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