Question: Where Is My Blue Badge Application?

Can I park in a disabled space outside a house?

You can apply for a disabled parking space (disabled bay road marking) outside your house provided you meet the following conditions: …

The person in your house who is disabled has regular use of a vehicle (as either driver or passenger), which is kept at the address on the application..

What questions do they ask for a blue badge assessment?

Describe how your condition affects your daily life and your mobility. Try to estimate how far you can travel without assistance, how long it takes you to travel this distance and how travelling this distance without assistance makes you feel e.g. if it causes you pain or makes you feel out of breath or dizzy.

Can I use blue badge to visit holder in hospital?

It’s illegal for a friend or family member to use your Blue Badge, even if they’re running an errand for you or visiting you in hospital. … The only time it’s legal for another driver to display your Blue Badge is if you are also travelling in the car.

How far can you walk to get a blue badge?

If you are awarded 8 points or more in the ‘moving around’ activity of the personal independence payment (PIP) you qualify automatically for a blue badge. To get 8 points you would have to meet descriptor 2c which is: Can stand and then move unaided more than 20 metres but no more than 50 metres.

What medical conditions qualify for a blue badge?

You’re automatically eligible for a Blue Badge if you: are registered as blind….If you’re not automatically eligibleyou have long term problems walking or going to places – including problems caused by stress, anxiety or other mental health issues.you have severe problems using both your arms.More items…

Can a blue badge holder park in a parent and child space?

I can confirm Blue Badge holders are permitted to use our Parent & Child bays if the disabled spaces are full. The vast majority of our customers are very considerate of parents with young children and respect family bays.

How long does a blue badge application take?

In a survey of councils last summer, the department found that on average it takes an applicant 17 days from applying to receiving a brand new Blue Badge – or 28 days if a medical assessment is required. The new online system is expected to reduce the time it takes to apply for a Blue Badge to 13 minutes.

Does having a blue badge mean you are registered disabled?

Do I need to register as disabled for a Blue Badge parking permit? No, but you will need to apply to your local council they handle applications and issue Blue Badges. You may be eligible to apply for a Blue Badge if you have severe mobility problems. The Blue badge allows you can park close to places you need to go.

Where do I send my blue badge back?

You must return the badge securely to your local council if: the badge has expired. your medical condition or mobility improves and you are no longer eligible. a replacement badge has been issued for one that is lost or stolen and the original is found / recovered – then the original badge must be returned.

What benefits can I claim if I have a blue badge?

If you’ve got a blue badge you might be eligible for extra concessions, like exemption from road tax, road tolls or access to town centres where other vehicles are restricted.

How long does a disabled badge last?

three yearsHow long does a Blue Badge last? A Blue Badge is valid for three years. Before a badge expires it is essential that a renewal application is completed – this should be done using the normal application process.

Can you get a temporary blue badge?

The eligibility criteria for a temporary Blue Badge is based on the applicant being unable to walk or having considerable difficulty walking AND have a temporary and substantial disability which is likely to last for the next 12 months.

Do blue badge holders have to pay in hospital car parks?

Disabled drivers with “blue badge” permits, frequent outpatient attendees and parents of sick children staying overnight will be spared having to pay the fees for leaving their vehicles at hospital car parks.

What do I do if I lost my blue badge?

If your Blue badge is lost, stolen or damaged you will require a replacement badge. If stolen you should first report it to the police who will give you a crime report number. You can then use the relevant police reference number to complete the Blue Badge replacement form.

How do I renew my Blue Badge UK?

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)