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Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey County Council

Blue Badge Scheme


You are welcome to make an application or renewal onlinewww.gov.uk/apply-blue-badge

If required, you may also send supporting documents by email please send them to Bathodynglas@anglesey.gov.uk

If you need to speak to someone, please telephone 01248 752115 when we re-open from the 4 January 2021

Beware of organisations offering help

We are aware of organisations offering support with you with completing and submitting Blue Badge applications. These organisations are charging substantial fees for their assistance.

Anglesey residents do not need to use these organisations to apply for a Blue Badge.  We advise you to use the free Blue Badge service provided by Isle of Anglesey County Council.

Please use the free online application service www.gov.uk/apply-blue-badge, telephone an officer 01248 752115 or email us Bathodynglas@anglesey.gov.uk and we will be happy to support.

The Blue Badge Scheme

The Blue Badge scheme is a national scheme designed to provide parking concessions for eligible people to park close to the facilities and services they need to use, so as to improve their lifestyle, independence and freedom of choice.

You can apply for a Blue Badge yourself, or a relative can apply on your behalf.

A person does not have to drive to apply for a blue badge. The badge is for the individual and can be used in any car the individual is travelling in, as a driver or a passenger.

There is no charge for a Blue Badge. However, duplicate badges will be charged at £10 per badge and only 1 duplicate can be issued in any 3 year period.

An organisation which cares for disabled people can apply too. There will be a £10 charge for badges for organisations.

Depending on your circumstances an application can take up to 6 weeks to process. If you are successful your badge will be sent directly to your home address.

Who is eligible for a Blue Badge?

In Wales, an individual can apply for a Blue Badge through one of three categories:

  1. Automatic
  2. Discretionary
  3. Temporary (substantial disability which is likely to last for the next 12 months)

Welsh Government have produced guidance explaining when you are eligible for a Blue Badge.

How do I apply for a Blue Badge?

You need to make a new application for a Blue Badge every 3 years. You can apply:

Online: on the Directgov website (please note, the online application is for automatic applications only)

To apply online, you must have one of the following:

  • HRDLA
  • PIP (8+ points moving around and 12+ points journey planning)
  • blind (sight impaired)
  • War Pensions Supplement
  • benefit under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces compensation scheme

Alternatively, you can download a paper form.

Please read the ’Who is eligible for a blue badge?’ section above before downloading the application to ensure you are completing the correct form.

Please note, completion of an incorrect form will cause delays in processing the application.

Blue Badge application form - automatic / renewal

Blue badge application form – fast track for special cases

Blue badge application form – temporary

Blue Badge - organisation application form

Blue Badge application form - cognitive impairment criteria

You will need to send specific evidence documents with your application - please see below (the details are on the application form too). 

If the application is on behalf of an organisation a fee of £10 must be paid per badge.

For a Blue Badge application to be processed, Isle of Anglesey County Council are in need of documentary evidence as proof of identity, address and eligibility.

For online applications, please send the documentary evidence to:

Blue Badge Officer
Cyswllt Môn
Isle of Anglesey County Council
Llangefni Offices
Llangefni
LL777TW 

Evidence required:

Image:

  • A recent passport sized photograph

All applications require a passport sized photo to be submitted with the application. This photo will be placed on the badge and must be a true reflection of the individual and taken within the last 12 months.

Proof of identity

You must provide ONE of the following forms of identification, please send a photocopy of one of the following:

  • Birth or adoption certificate
  • Certificate of British Nationality
  • Civil partnership/dissolution certificate
  • HM Forces ID card
  • Identity card for foreign nationals
  • Marriage / divorce certificate
  • Current passport
  • Valid driving licence
  • Existing/expired Blue Badge 

Proof of address

You must provide ONE of the follow as proof of address, please send a photocopy of one of the following:

  • Award letter from Service Personnel and Veterans Agency (SPVA)
  • Benefit award letter from DWP
  • Confirmation letter from social services
  • Confirmation letter from school
  • Council tax bill dated within last 12 months
  • Housing benefit award letter
  • Pensions letter
  • Valid driving licence 

Proof of eligibility

There are different requirements for automatic and discretionary eligibility.

Badges must be renewed every three years, or less if applicable.

We do not send out reminders so you are responsible for renewing your badge.

You can renew up to 6 week prior to the expiry date.

You will need the details of your current badge to hand if applying for a renewal.

To apply for a renewal, please complete one of the forms within the How do I apply for a blue badge page.

If your badge is stolen, contact the police for a crime reference number then, contact Isle of Anglesey County Council to request a new badge. If you have a crime reference number there will be no fee.

If your badge is damaged or lost you can apply for a replacement. A cost of £10 will apply for the replacement badge.

Contact us:

Online: go to the GOV.UK website - lost / stolen

Phone: (01248) 750 057 ( 9am – 5pm, Monday - Friday)

Face-to-face: Contact Môn, Llangefni, LL777TW

If there are changes to your details (e.g. your name / address) please contact Isle of Anglesey County Council. There will be a fee of £10 if the badge needs to be replaced before the 3 years come to an end.

Online: go to the GOV.UK website - change

Phone: (01248) 750 057 ( 9am – 5pm, Monday - Friday)

Face to face: Contact Môn, Llangefni, LL777TW

Organisational badges are issued to organisations that have vehicles that carry disabled people who would themselves be eligible for a badge as follows:

  • A badge will be issued to an organisation if they have vehicles licensed under Disabled Passenger Vehicle (DPV) taxation class
  • The application must be made by the Manager / Deputy Manager of the organisation who can apply online via the GOV.UK website or through Contact Môn
  • Where relatively few people meet the eligibility criteria for a badge in the organisation, it would be preferable for the disabled people themselves to apply for badges, rather than have one issued to an organisation. This then allows the holder to use their badge in any vehicle in which they are travelling. In all circumstances, badges will be issued to the organisation or department and not to named individuals
  • In order to process the application we will require a copy of the Tax Exemption regarding Disabled Passenger Vehicle (DPV) or letter of confirmation from DVLA (if applicable)

There is no statutory appeals process against a decision made by a local authority on a blue badge application.

We follow guidance set by the Welsh Government but they do not have the power to intervene in the assessment of individual cases.

If you do not agree with the decision made not to award a blue badge, but you have additional information or evidence you wish to present that was not provided with your original application, you should send it to us within one calendar month of the date of the decision letter we send you. We will review the decision taking into account the additional evidence. If you wish to discuss, please call the Blue Badge officer - please see the contact details on the right.

If you do not have any additional information or evidence you wish to present, a 6 month standstill period will apply before you are able to re-apply for a Blue Badge.

Should you have further queries please contact:

The Blue Badge Team

Email: cyswlltmon@anglesey.gov.uk

Telephone: (01248) 750057

Welsh Government Website

Remember: it’s a crime to misuse a Blue Badge - you may receive a fine of up to £1000. You can view guidelines on how to use the Blue Badge correctly on the Welsh Government Website.