Applying for a Blue Badge

United Kingdom

You can apply for a Blue Badge on the Government website at

You can see more about the eligibility criteria here –

A Blue Badge costs up to £10 in England. They usually last up to 3 years. You must reapply for a Blue Badge before your current one expires.

To apply or renew online

  • 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)

You can save and return to your application on the Government website at a later date if you need to. Click here to visit the Government website and start your application now

Or see below for how you can get more help or advice.

If your application is refused your council should tell you why you’re not eligible for a Blue Badge. You can ask them to reconsider your case if you do not think all the important information you provided was taken into account. You can also reapply if your mobility problems become more serious.


Norfolk County Council have information on applying for a Blue Badge here

You can get a paper copy of the Blue Badge application form from all Norfolk libraries.

Their webpage has helpful information on applying including how to get help with your application. It explains that if you need to get in touch with them about your application, you can email them at [email protected]. Organisations such as the Norfolk Community Advice Network can also help you to fill in the Blue Badge application form.


Cambridgeshire County Council have information on applying for a Blue Badge here

The page has advice and information and you can call 0345 045 5204 to speak to the Blue Badge Team for help over the phone.


Peterborough City Council have information on applying for a Blue Badge here

The page has advice and information about Blue Badges. If you can’t apply online, or pay the administration fee online, you can contact Peterborough City Council for help. You can call 01733 452 356 – open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm and they will arrange a telephone appointment with you to help you apply (note they won’t complete the application with you there and then, they will make an appointment to help you). You can also email [email protected].

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