Badge scheme helps disabled people with severe mobility problems to access
goods and services by allowing them to park close to their destination.
has changed the way of assessing who gets a Blue Badge to make the process
clearer and align it with wider disability benefit reforms. The Isle of Wight
Council administers the scheme for the Isle of Wight on behalf of the
Department for Transport
apply for a Blue Badge, please visit our ‘Who can get one’ click here
Apply or Renew
apply for your first Blue Badge or renew your existing badge using the same
apply or renew, you must check the required documents you need to submit with
your application. To see what evidence you need to supply with your
application, visit our ‘Evidence Required’ click here
How to apply or renew
renew your badge if it expires within the next 12 weeks. Applications for
badges expiring in over 12 weeks will be returned.
and easiest way to apply is online click here
If you don’t
have access to the internet, it is available at Council Help Centres or local
libraries, or alternatively you can ask a family member, support worker or
carer to assist you or apply on your behalf. Staff at the Council Help Centre
or agencies such as Age UK and Citizens Advice may also be able to assist you
with an application.
printable versions of the application forms can be downloaded from the links
below, and once completed can be returned with supporting evidence to a Council
Help Centre or posted to Blue Badge, PO Box 237, Newport, PO30 9FN.
To view the Blue Badge Application form click here (297 KB, 30 pages)
To view the Blue Badge Organisation Application form click here (204KB, 6 pages)
What happens once I have applied?
have submitted your application, you must ensure you have supplied all evidence
within one month of your application. Visit our ‘Evidence Required’ page click here
for information on what documents you need to supply. We will not be able to
process your application without this.
If you do
not meet one of the ‘automatic qualifying’ criteria, we may ask you to supply
further information and/or come to an assessment with an expert assessor.
cost £10 whether it is your first one or you are renewing or replacing it.
aware of Blue Badge scams where you might be charged more than £10 for an
application. These websites are not associated with the Blue Badge service and
the application form supplied by these websites is not accepted by local
Once we have
processed your application, if you are eligible for a Blue Badge, we will
contact you requesting that you make a card payment of £10.
Reapplying for a Blue Badge
are valid for a maximum period of three years from the date of issue. They are
not automatically renewed, and you need to reapply every three years or before
the expiry date on your current badge.
If your application is unsuccessful
reapply for a Blue Badge in 6 months’ time, however you do not have to wait for
6 months if your condition deteriorates within that time. If you disagree with
our decision you can request a reconsideration of the decision within one month
of the letter you receive by writing to the Blue Badge Team either by email or
post. You must state the reasons for your appeal and provide further medical
evidence to support the request.