How do I renew my Blue Badge in Somerset?

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge for an organisation You can apply online or phone us to apply on 0300 123 2224.

What is the new criteria for a Blue Badge?

You should automatically qualify for a Blue Badge if one or more of these criteria apply to you: you get the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance. you claim Personal Independence Payment because you can’t walk further than 50 metres. you receive a War Pensioners’ Mobility Supplement.

What documents do you need to apply for a Blue Badge?

proof of identification, for example a birth or marriage certificate, passport or driving licence. a Council Tax bill from the last 3 months to prove your address – or you can give your local council permission to check their records. a photograph of the person the badge is for – it has to be taken with a digital …

Where do you send your old Blue Badge to?

If you can’t upload your documents or photograph, don’t worry. You can send them to us: by email [email protected] or. by post to: H&F Direct, Pay and Park (AT), PO Box 60820, London W6 9UZ.

Does my Blue Badge automatically renew?

Will my Blue Badge definitely be renewed? If your condition remains the same then, yes, your Blue Badge application should be renewed. However, this isn’t guaranteed, and if it is rejected you will need to appeal against the decision.

Is road tax free for Blue Badge holders?

Many blue badge holders are also eligible for exemption from paying road tax. You’ll automatically get a refund for any full remaining months of road tax when you apply for exemption.

What if my Blue Badge has expired?

Ideally, you should apply for a new Blue Badge before your current one expires. If your Blue Badge has already expired, you’ll still be able to renew online but you won’t be able to use your out-of-date one after September 30 without risking a fine.

Do you need Blue Badge to Park in North Somerset?

Disabled Parking Permits – Blue Badge We supply parking permits for disabled people across North Somerset. However, it must be remembered that a disabled permit, also known as a Blue Badge, is not a license to park your vehicle anywhere.

Where can I apply for Blue Badge in UK?

You can only use this service to get information about the Blue Badge scheme from councils in England. You can apply for a Blue Badge online if you live in England or Wales. Find out more about the Blue Badge scheme if you’re in Scotland or Northern Ireland. Is this page useful?

How does blue badge scheme help disabled people?

The scheme, which is already a lifeline for so many disabled people, will make a huge difference to those with non-visible conditions such as autism, dementia, Parkinson’s and arthritis. It is my sincere wish that these changes will improve even more people’s lives.

When to renew blue badge in Weston super Mare?

If you have moved to North Somerset from another area, you should start a new application eight weeks before your current badge expires. renew or apply for a blue badge on the GOV.UK website Expired badges can be returned by post to: North Somerset Council Blue Badges Town Hall Weston-super-Mare BS23 1ZX