How do I renew my Blue Badge in Leicester?

How do I renew my Blue Badge in Leicester?

Renewing your Blue Badge

  1. Renew over the phone. You can renew over the phone, call Customer Services during office hours: 0116 305 0001.
  2. Renew online. You can renew online through the GOV.UK website.
  3. Cancellations.

Can I download a form to renew my Blue Badge?

email us at [email protected] download a Blue Badge application/renewal form (pdf 600KB)

Where do I return my Blue Badge to?

Please also note that the badge should be returned to the issuing council on the death of the badge holder. If you continue to display the badge when you no longer need it you may be fined up to £1,000.

How many points do you need for a Blue Badge?

8 points
You’re automatically eligible for a Blue Badge if you either: scored 8 points or more in the ‘moving around’ area of your PIP assessment.

How do I pass a Blue Badge assessment?

Describe how your condition affects your daily life and your mobility. Try to estimate how far you can travel without assistance, how long it takes you to travel this distance and how travelling this distance without assistance makes you feel e.g. if it causes you pain or makes you feel out of breath or dizzy.

How many points do I need for a Blue Badge?

What medical conditions qualify for a blue badge?

You can still get a badge if: you have long term problems walking or going to places – including problems caused by stress, anxiety or other mental health issues. you have severe problems using both your arms.

What medical conditions qualify for a Blue Badge?

What is the walking criteria for a blue badge?

You will generally only be able to get a blue badge if you can walk only with great difficulty, and at an extremely slow pace or with excessive pain. No other factors, such as how difficult you find it to carry objects, will be taken into account. Your difficulties must be permanent and not temporary.

Who can get a blue badge in Leicestershire?

The intended badge holder must be a Leicestershire resident and meet certain criteria to qualify for a Blue Badge in order to apply via the Leicestershire County Council process.

What are the new criteria for a blue badge?

The Department for Transport (DfT) updated the Blue Badge scheme criteria on 30 August 2019 so that some people with non-visible (hidden) disabilities, including autism, dementia and mental health conditions, will be eligible for a Blue Badge. The new criteria are in addition to the previous criteria.

When does a blue badge expire in the UK?

On 3 April 2020 the Department for Transport announced that local authority parking teams should not issue Penalty Charge Notices for Blue Badges with an expiry date of 1 January 2020 onwards.

What to do if you lose your blue badge?

You can display the badge on any vehicle (including taxis and hired cars) in which you are travelling as either a driver or a passenger. If your Blue Badge is lost, stolen or damaged you can report it and get a replacement. Please tell us of any changes to your name or address.

How do I renew my Blue Badge in Leicester? Renewing your Blue Badge Renew over the phone. You can renew over the phone, call Customer Services during office hours: 0116 305 0001. Renew online. You can renew online through the GOV.UK website. Cancellations. Can I download a form to renew my Blue Badge? email us…