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This guidance gives an overview of the conditions of use of a parking card for people with disabilities in each EU country.
You can use your UK Blue Badge when travelling in some European Union (EU) countries, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.
Parking concessions vary in each country. Further information is available on:
- Parking card for people with disabilities in the European Union
- FIA Guide for the disabled traveller: using parking permits, cards and placards in the EU and EEA.
Where your UK Blue Badge is recognised in Europe
Negotiations are taking place about the recognition and use of UK Blue Badges in some European countries. Check with the embassy of the country you are travelling to for the latest developments. In some cases, you will need to ask for further information locally.
|Country or territory||UK Blue Badge recognised||More information|
|Bulgaria||Undecided||Check with the Bulgarian Embassy|
|France||Undecided||Check with the French Embassy|
|Greece||Undecided||Check with the Greek Embassy|
|Iceland||Undecided||Check with the Icelandic Embassy|
|Italy||Undecided||Check with the Italian Embassy|
|Lithuania||Undecided||Check with the Lithuanian Embassy|
|Luxembourg||Undecided||Check with the Luxembourg Embassy|
|Portugal||Undecided||Check with the Portuguese Embassy|
|Romania||Undecided||Check with the Romanian Embassy|
|Slovenia||Undecided||Check with the Slovenian Embassy|
|Spain (including Balearic and Canary Isles)||Undecided||Check with the Spanish Embassy|