Blue Badges

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Find out if you are eligible and apply using the link below.

Before you apply

To save time please have these forms of evidence ready as you will need to upload them:

  • proof of identity (such as a birth certificate, passport or driving licence)
  • proof of address (such as a Council Tax bill or government letter)
  • proof of benefits (if you get any, please provide the full letter showing length of entitlement and points)
  • all supporting medical evidence (Do not sent appointment letters. Letters showing the outcomes of appointments/consultations are acceptable)
  • Photos must be uploaded separately.

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Applications can take up to 12 weeks to process. If you have not received your badge after 12 weeks, please contact us using the details at the bottom of this page.

Easy ReadPaper application forms

Paper application forms can be printed and completed by hand by people who are unable to use online forms.

The link to the paper version is below, but please read the guidance notes and policy statement before using them:

There are 2 versions of paper forms; the standard form and an Easy Read version for people who have difficulty reading.

Returning the Blue Badge

You must return the badge to the council if:

  • the badge has expired
  • your medical condition or mobility improves and you are no longer eligible
  • a replacement badge has been issued for one that is lost or stolen, and the original is found / recovered - then the original badge must be returned
  • the badge becomes damaged or faded and is illegible
  • the badge is no longer required, for example should you be confined to the house

Please also note that the badge should be returned to the 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.

Please send the badge and a note to explain the reason for returning it to the Concessionary Travel Team address at the bottom of this page.

Amend a Blue Badge

If the name on your blue badge needs to be changed, please send your marriage certificate or deed poll document to

If there is a spelling mistake, please send an email confirming the correct spelling.

What to do if a Blue Badge holder has died

You can report the death of a Blue Badge holder using the government's Tell Us Once Service.

The Blue Badge can then be returned by post to:

Harrow Council
Concessionary Travel Team 
PO BOX 1358

Cancel a Blue Badge

If you are cancelling a blue badge because the badge holder has died, you can report this through the government's Tell Us Once Service.

To cancel a blue badge for any other reason please return it by post to:

Harrow Council
Concessionary Travel Team 
PO BOX 1358

How we will use and share your information

We will use the information you provide when you apply for a Blue Badge, Freedom Pass or Taxi Card to process your application. We will also use the information you provide for other purposes. For further detail please download our privacy notice for concessionary travel.

Blue Badge fraud

Blue Badge fraud can be reported to Harrow's Anti Fraud Team.

Concessionary travel team

Address: Concessionary Travel Team
Access Harrow
PO BOX 1358

Telephone: 020 8901 2680