Where is the serial number on a Blue Badge?

Applicants should note that only one badge will be valid for one applicant at the same time. The serial number can be found on the front of the badge.

What does the serial number on a Blue Badge mean?

The badge serial number includes a unique badge number, the gender and date of birth of the badge holder, and the date of expiry of the badge. Changes to the badge design mean that a person’s signature is no longer needed for the badge.

What benefits can I claim if I have a Blue Badge?

Your Blue Badge usually lets you park for free: on streets with parking meters or pay-and-display machines for as long as you need to. in disabled parking bays on streets for as long as you need to, unless a sign says there is a time limit.

How do I renew my Blue Badge congestion charge?

On your LRUC account landing page click on to be taken to the ‘My discounts’ landing discount page. Select ‘Manage my Blue Badge discount’ by clicking on to the right of the text. You then need to select ‘Renew discount’ by clicking on the to the right of the text ‘Renew discount’.

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.

Can I use my Blue Badge in England?

You must use the Blue Badge properly. The badge and its concessions are for your use only. It is a criminal offence for you or anyone else to misuse the badge. Doing so could lead to a £1,000 fine and confiscation of the badge.

Does heart failure qualify for a Blue Badge?

If you suffer from heart failure and are unable to work, you may be able to qualify for disability benefits. Social Security disability benefits are available for those with heart failure who qualify under the blue book listing.

Do I have to pay car tax if I have a Blue Badge?

Many blue badge holders are also eligible for exemption from paying road tax. People who don’t have a blue badge might also be able to get a road tax exemption. You’ll automatically get a refund for any full remaining months of road tax when you apply for exemption.

Can I get PIP with Blue Badge?

Blue Badge at least eight points for the moving around activity in the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) test, OR. (from 30 August 2019) ten points for the going out activity in the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) test because you are unable to undertake any journey because of overwhelming psychological distress.

Do Blue Badge holders pay ULEZ?

Blue Badge holders need to pay the ULEZ charge unless their vehicle meets the ULEZ emission standards or is registered with the DVLA as having a ‘disabled’ or ‘disabled passenger vehicle’ tax class.

Do Blue Badge holders pay London congestion charge?

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. If your vehicle has a disabled road fund licence (tax disc) you will receive the 100% discount automatically, with no need to register.