Apply for a Blue Badge

The Blue Badge Scheme is for people with:

  • Severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers.
  • Registered blind people.
  • People with very severe upper limb disabilities who regularly drive a vehicle but cannot turn a steering wheel by hand.
  • Parent/Carers with young children who require to be close to a vehicle to transport medical equipment, get home or to a hospital quickly
  • A diagnosed mental disorder or cognitive impairment

The scheme allows badge holders to park closer to their destination, but the national concessions apply only to on-street parking.

You can find out more by reading our FAQs below.

How to apply

You can apply online:


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