Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

You can apply for a Blue Badge for yourself, for someone else or as an organisation online or by post.

Make sure you reapply well before your current badge expires. We will contact you 4 months before your badge expires using the email address you provided on your last application. No email address? We will contact you by text or post.

We are unable to automatically reissue badges.

Unsure if you're eligible or want to know more about the Blue Badge:

Apply online

The easiest way to apply is online. Don't forget to upload all of the required documents.

Apply for a Blue Badge

If you do not live in Kent (for example Medway, Bexley, Bromley), apply to your local authority.

Part of an organisation? Apply online.

Having trouble filling out the online form? Make an appointment at your local Gateway and someone will help you. Or call 03000 41 62 62 and a member of our team will help you.

Apply by post

For a paper application, email or call 03000 41 62 62.

Let us know an email address in your application to speed up paying for your Blue Badge. If you don’t have an email, call us to chat about your options.

Send postal applications to: The Blue Badge Service, Kent County Council Contact Centre, Invicta House, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1XX

What happens next

Within 24 hours of applying online, you'll receive a confirmation email including your 8 digit application reference number. Make sure you check your spam, junk or other folder.

If you can't see your email complete our enquiry form. Sometimes if we haven't received your application, and you may need to apply again.

Once you've applied, we assess your application and your documents. Sometimes we need to ask you for either a face to face or a telephone assessment.

Our qualified independent assessors look at your Blue Badge application, not your general health.

Keep a track of your application form.