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Using a Blue Badge in the European Union

Using a disability parking card in EU member states.

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This guidance gives an overview of the conditions of use of a parking card for people with disabilities in each European Union (EU) country.

You can use your UK Blue Badge when travelling in some EU countries, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Parking concessions vary in each country.

Read the rules in force for any country you intend to travel to. In some cases, you will need to ask for further information locally.

Published 14 February 2008
Last updated 29 September 2021 + show all updates
  1. The UK Blue Badge is recognised in Croatia.

  2. The UK Blue Badge is recognised in Belgium.

  3. The UK Blue Badge is recognised in Cyprus.

  4. Germany and Slovakia now recognise Blue Badges.

  5. Updated guidance on using a UK Blue Badge in some EU countries, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  6. First published.