The purpose of the Blue Badge Scheme is
to help those who have a permanent and substantial
disability and are unable to walk, or have considerable difficulty
in walking, by making it easier for them to park closer to their
destination. The applicant may be the driver or
passenger. However the Blue Badge scheme has been extended to
include those with cognitive impairments.
Before applying for a Blue Badge
You will need to have all the relevant
evidence to make your claim before you apply. This includes:
- Proof of identification.
- National Insurance number.
- Passport standard photograph (ONLY if
- Proof of residency.
Check your eligibility online
Once you've completed the online form you'll need to
attend in person, in order to verify identity /
proof of residency and protect against fraudulent applications and
abuse of the scheme.
If your application is turned down
If your application is turned down we will
tell you why and, you can ask us to reconsider your case if you are
able to provide the relevant supporting medical evidence. You can
also re-apply if your mobility problems become more serious, but,
we will not consider a new application within 6 months of your
last application unless your mobility has deteriorated
When can I re-apply for a Blue Badge that is due to
If you’re looking to re-appy for a Blue
Badge we can accept applications up to 6 weeks before
Expired Blue Badges
You must return your expired badge, failure to
do so may result in your badge being withdrawn. Should the badge
holder pass away then please ensure the badge is returned
Returning Blue Badges
Please return badges to one of the
- One Stop Shop, Civic Centre, Neath,
- One Stop Shop, Civic Centre, Port
Talbot, SA13 1PJ
Last Updated: 16.12.2014 at 13:15