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Blue Badge Parking Scheme - WNC

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A Blue Badge is a disabled parking permit that allows easier access to public facilities for people with severe mobility issues or non-visible (hidden) conditions, causing them to severely struggle with the journeys between a vehicle and their destination by allowing them to park closer.

Qualifying for a Blue Badge

You automatically qualify if:

Other ways you may qualify

Please refer to the Blue Badges webpage for the current and up to date information on other ways you or your child may qualify for a Blue Badge

Apply for or Renew a Blue Badge

Getting Help With Your Blue Badge Application

If you need help completing your Blue Badge application, you can book an appointment at your local library. 

Blue Badge Application Progress Updates and Timescales

Blue Badges are assessed within 6 weeks of the council receiving all supporting documents.

If you do not provide all the correct documents within 28 days, your application will be automatically closed and you will be refunded.

When To Renew Your Blue Badge

If your application is successful, your Blue Badge will be issued for 3 years.

You will not automatically receive a renewal reminder. It is the badge holder's responsibility to apply for a new badge 8 weeks before the expiry date.

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  • Brackley Area
  • Daventry Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 100 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Eligibility criteria
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs


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Last updated 05 June 2024