Blue Badge scheme

Documents relating to the Blue Badge scheme.

The Blue Badge scheme helps those with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using public transport to park close to where they need to go. Government has changed the way of assessing who gets a Blue Badge to make the process clearer and align it with wider disability benefit reforms.


  1. Running a Blue Badge parking scheme

    • Guidance
  2. Qualifying for a Blue Badge

    • Guidance
  3. The Blue Badge scheme: rights and responsibilities in England

    • Guidance
  4. Using a Blue Badge in the EU

    • Guidance


Blue Badge circulars feature information of interest to local authorities.



Published 17 April 2013
Last updated 21 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Blue Badge scheme eligibility review consultation.
  2. First published.