Apply for a Blue Badge

A Blue Badge can help you park close to where you need to go either as a driver or passenger. The badge is intended for on-street parking only.

Who can apply for a Blue Badge?

  • people with a severe mobility problem
  • people who are registered blind
  • people with a severe disability in both arms
  • children under three with specific medical conditions
  • people with a lack of awareness of the danger from traffic mental disorder/cognitive impairment

Organisations which care for and transport disabled people, who would meet the eligibility criteria if they applied for an individual Blue Badge, can also apply.

Cost of a Blue Badge

A badge costs £20 and can be valid for between 12 months and three years.

More information

For further information on Blue Badges, including how to apply, or to report a lost, stolen or damaged badge, visit

How do I apply?