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Who can get a blue badge and how to apply

All applicants must be the driver or passenger in a vehicle when using a Blue Badge. 

The applicant is responsible for providing supporting evidence and for any cost of independent medical evidence.

How to apply

You’ll need a recent digital photo showing your head and shoulders.

You’ll also need a photo or scan of your:

  • proof of identity (such as a birth certificate, passport or driving licence)
  • proof of address (such as a Council Tax bill or government letter)
  • proof of benefits (if you get any)

You’ll also need to know:

  • your National Insurance number (if you have one)
  • the details of your current Blue Badge (if you’re reapplying)

Use the button below to check your eligibility and apply for a Blue Badge on GOV.UK:

Check eligibility and apply