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Blue badge applications

Blue badges can be misused in several ways. The following lists include offenses of varying severity, and are not exhaustive.

A blue badge holder must not:

  • use an out of date blue badge
  • use a blue badge reported lost or stolen
  • let a friend or relative use the blue badge
  • use a copied blue badge
  • alter a blue badge’s details such as the expiry date
  • make a fraudulent application such as providing false information on the application form
  • make multiple applications
  • use a fraudulently obtained blue badge

A third party must not:

  • use someone else’s blue badge without the badge holder being in the vehicle for the trip’s entire duration under any circumstances
  • use a blue badge specifically to pick up someone’s prescription/shopping etc., without the badge holder being in the vehicle for the trip’s entire duration
  • use a blue badge belonging to someone dead
  • copy, alter or make blue badges
  • use a lost or stolen blue badge
  • use a fake blue badge

Deceased badge holders

If a badge holder passes away, please return the badge to us at the below address.


Disabled Parking Badge Scheme

Bridgend County Borough Council
Telephone: 01656 643643
Text relay: Put 18002 before any of our phone numbers.
Address: Customer Service Centre, Civic Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend, CF31 4WB.
Opening hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5pm
Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm

SMS: 07581 157014 (for D/deaf and hard of hearing customers).

Croesewir galwadau yn Gymraeg. Calls in Welsh are welcomed.

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