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Blue Badge scheme

Apply for, renew or make changes to name or address for Blue Badge

You can apply and renew using our online application.

If you are applying for someone, who because of a mental condition lacks awareness of danger from traffic and are likely to compromise their safety, or the safety of others you cannot apply online.  Please contact our Blue Badge team using the contact details shown on this page and request a Risk in Traffic application form.  Please include your name and address within the email.

Timescales for processing Blue Badges

Once your application has been received and all relevant documents have been verified, the following timescales will apply:-

  • Automatic applications (including those in receipt of Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment) - six weeks
  • Further assessment required (not automatic-qualification) - six  to eight weeks
  • Risk in Traffic application - six to eight weeks

Reporting a change in name or address

To report a change, please email our Blue Badge team using the contact details shown on this page.  Please include old and new details to allow us to update our records.  There is no requirement to report a change in vehicle as a Blue Badge can be used in any vehicle that the badge holder is travelling in.

Blue Badge enquiries


PO Box 3594
G73 9EG
Phone: 0303 123 1007
Email: Blue Badge enquiries