Does having a blue badge mean you are registered disabled?
The disabled parking place for blue badge users does not belong to you, other badge holders can park there when displaying their blue badge. You might be able to get a disabled space outside your own home that only you can use. you have a valid disabled person’s badge – blue badge.
Can you download Blue Badge application form?
Download an application form If you are a support organisation, download the following application form: Blue Badge application form for support organisations.
What are the hidden disabilities for a blue badge?
The blue badge criteria includes non-visible (Hidden) disabilities which allows for people who: are unable to walk; or. experience very considerable difficulty whilst walking, which may include very considerable psychological distress.
Can you park on double yellow lines with a disabled badge in Scotland?
In Scotland badge holders may park on single or double yellow lines for as long as they need to, unless there are restrictions on loading or unloading – indicated by yellow kerb dashes and/or signs on plates.
Can I get a Blue Badge if I have arthritis?
You may be eligible for a blue badge, meaning you can park closer to where you need to go. If you claim benefits like Attendance Allowance or Personal Independence Payment, or you have difficulty getting around because of your arthritis, then this will support your application.
How far can you walk to get Blue Badge?
Eligibility ‘Without further assessment’ This score is awarded to people who cannot walk further than 50 metres safely, repeatedly and to an acceptable standard. We believe this equates to the criterion in the Blue Badge regulations requiring a person to have “very considerable difficulty” walking.
Does arthritis qualify for Blue Badge?
Do you have to own a car to get a Blue Badge?
The Blue Badge scheme helps you park closer to your destination if you have mobility problems. If you hold a valid Blue Badge, you’re eligible to register for a 100% discount from the Congestion Charge, even if you don’t own a vehicle or drive.