Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

If you have a permanent and severe disability a Blue Badge helps you park closer to where you need to go as either a driver or passenger.

Hidden disabilities

The guidance provided by Government on who can apply for a Blue Badge will be changing on Friday 30 August 2019.

From this date if you or someone you care for has been diagnosed a hidden disability you may be eligible for a Blue Badge. A hidden disability could be:

  • autism
  • anxiety
  • dementia

So we can fairly assess your application please do not apply due to a hidden disability before Friday 30 August.

There is more information about the changes at Gov.UK.

Am I eligible for a Blue Badge?

Automatic eligibility

Assessed eligibility

Children under 3

Badges for organisations

Evidence you will need to provide

When you apply you will be required to provide documents from our list of accepted proofs and photographs so we can check the information within your application form.

Apply for a Blue Badge

The only way to apply for a Blue Badge is at Gov.UK.

Apply for a Blue Badge online

If you can't apply online at home, computers are available at any of our libraries or Solihull Connect walk in centres.

If you need any help with your application please call our Blue Badge team on 0121 704 6000 (Option 1).

Pay for a Blue Badge

If your application for a Blue Badge is approved you will need to pay a £10 fee.

You should only pay at this stage if you meet the automatic criteria listed above.

Pay for your Blue Badge

What if my Blue Badge is lost or stolen?

If your Blue Badge is lost or stolen call us on 0121 704 6000 (Option 1).

For stolen Blue Badges you will also need to contact West Midlands Police who will provide you with an incident number.

The cost of a replacement Blue Badge is £10.

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