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The Blue Badge scheme provides parking concessions for people with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using public transport.
This scheme provides parking concessions for people with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using public transport. The badge enables holders to park close to where they need to go.
To apply for a badge, contact your local council. Your healthcare professional or a welfare rights adviser may be able to help fill out the application forms.
There are special badge schemes for people with restricted mobility who live, study or work in areas where the Blue Badge scheme doesn’t apply. In London, there’s a green badge for Camden, red for the City, purple for Kensington and Chelsea, and white for Westminster.
For more information and to apply, visit gov.uk|.
To apply for a badge, visit nidirect.gov.uk| or contact the Blue Badge Unit on 0300 200 7818.
Your healthcare professional or a benefits adviser may be able to help you fill in the application form.
Content last reviewed: 1 April 2013
Next planned review: 2014
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