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What to provide with your Blue Badge application

  1. Proof of identity (for new applicants only): such as a copy of a birth/adoption certificate or, marriage/divorce certificate, or civil partnership/dissolution certificate, or valid driving licence or passport.
  2. Serial number and expiry date of your current Blue Badge (if you have one).
  3. Proof of address: a copy of a document dated within the last 12 months with your address on it, such as a council tax or utility bill, or bank statement or prescription request.
  4. Any other documents that prove you are eligible and if you wish you can also provide additional information from your doctor, consultant, occupational therapist or physiotherapist about your mobility problems.
  5. Payment: a Blue badge cost £10. If applying online you can pay by card. If you are applying by post you can only pay by cheque or postal order and they should be made payable to Surrey County Council.
  6. Photograph: a colour photograph, taken within the last six months, that clearly shows your face.

Applying online

You may receive your blue badge faster if you apply online. You must ensure you upload or send us the requested documents or your application will be delayed. Please upload them if you can or you can email any supporting documents to blue.badges@surreycc.gov.uk.

The advantages of applying online are that you can:

  • Check if you are eligible.
  • Upload your documents such as proof of identify and proof of address and proof of eligibility.
  • Upload your photograph or email your photograph to us stating clearly your name in the subject line of the email or who the photograph is of, if you have applied on behalf of someone else.
  • Pay for your badge by card (payment of £10 is only taken if your application is approved).

Applying by post

If you are applying by post to prevent any delays, make sure that you include all the required documents listed above, including the payment. Please do not send originals, photocopies are acceptable, if you have not sent in all the required documents your application will be delayed.

Remember if you need to, you can ask a trusted friend or relative to be your representative and apply on your behalf but all the information including the photo, needs to be about you.

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