Changes to the Blue Badge scheme eligibility criteria

On June 2011 changes to the eligibility criteria for the Blue Badge scheme came into force for some applicants.

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These changes have come into force. Read more about people who qualify for Blue Badges.


Blue Badge scheme eligibility changes

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This circular details the:

  • changes to the Blue Badge scheme eligibility criteria
  • actions to be taken by local councils in England who administer the scheme and issue badges

Read more about the rights and responsibilities of Blue Badge holders.

Published 1 June 2011