The Blue Badge Scheme (disabled parking permit) is for
drivers or passengers with severe mobility problems. It generally
allows Blue Badge holders to park close to where they need to
As part of the process you may need to send us a photo,
documents and the payment fee of £10 to complete your application.
You can ring us to pay the fee.
If your application is turned down
If we decide you're not eligible, we will tell you why. You can
ask us to reconsider your case if you don’t think all the important
information you provided was taken into account. You can also
re-apply if your mobility problems become more serious, however we
will not consider a new application within 6 months of your latest
application unless your mobility has deteriorated
Lost or stolen Blue Badges
If you've lost your Blue Badge or it's been stolen you'll need
- Receipt of payment.
- Crime reference number.
- Date of birth.
- National insurance number.
- Surname at birth.
- Town of birth.
- Contact telephone number.
- Photo with a signature on the back to certify a true
Expired Blue Badges
You must return your expired badge to the authority that issued
Blue Badge parking bays
Visit the GOV.UK website for a list of
Blue Badge parking bays.
Vehicle tax exemption
Visit the GOV.UK website to see if your vehicle is exempt from vehicle
Blue Badge Applications
PO Box 615
Rochdale OL16 9TF
Tel: 0845 121 2970