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Improved Application Procedures for the Issuing of Disability Parking Badges ('Blue Badges')

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Improved application procedures for the issuing of disability parking badges ('Blue Badge') are being introduced from 4th April 2016 in an effort to improve customer service, ensure a more consistent approach to individual applications and to better manage the increasing number of applications that are being received.

A person with moderate to severe mobility impairment can apply, in the first instance, for a badge by completing a new 'Application for a Disabled Person's Badge' form which is available for download.

In the following cases, applicants will qualify automatically for the issuing of a 'Blue Badge' without the need to attend their GP to undertake a formal assessment of their eligibility:

In respect of all other mobility impairment issues, additional medical information will still need to be provided.  Information regarding the application requirements for these conditions is detailed on the 'Application for a Disabled Person's Badge' form pdf icon Blue Badge Application Form [226kb].

If an applicant has concerns about any medical condition and / or the application process for a  'Blue Badge', the Department's medicals team would be happy to talk in the strictest confidence (Tel: 202229 or 202201).

In addition, to enable a more regular review of the continued validity of the dispensations afforded by their issue and to help ensure that a Guernsey issued 'Blue Badge' is more readily recognised for use within the U.K., a 'Blue Badge' will now be issued for a maximum period of three years (reducing from the current ten year maximum validity period).

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