People who are eligible for a Blue Badge can park closer to shops, restaurants and other places they want to visit. Parents of a disabled child under 3 years of age can also use a Blue Badge, if the child needs to travel with bulky medical equipment, or needs to be close to a vehicle for emergency medical treatment.
Apply for or renew a Blue Badge online via GOV.UK; it's the quickest and easiest way to apply because:
- you'll be guided through each step to ensure your application is completed correctly
- you can use your smartphone, tablet or laptop
- you can to upload scans or photographs of your documents
- you can pay by credit or debit card, allowing us to process your application as quickly
Get help with your Blue Badge Application
If you're having difficulty completing your GOV.UK application for a Blue Badge online you can:
- ask someone else to help you with the online application
- make an appointment to visit West Offices
Blue Badge appointments at West Offices
If you don't have access to the internet, visit West Offices to use a self-serve PC to fill in your GOV.UK application for a Blue Badge.
You'll need an appointment to:
- have your photograph taken
- get help with your application and/or uploading documents
Blue Badge application appointments last 45 minutes, they're avaible Monday to Friday; book in person at West Offices, or telephone: 01904 551550.
Blue Badge applications by post
Applications for a Blue Badge should be made via GOV.UK; it's the quickest and cheapest way to complete the process.
In exceptional circumstances, if you're unable to complete the application online, our Blue Badge Team can provide an application by post.