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Apply for a Blue Badge

Blue Badges for individuals

Apply for a Blue Badge using the Government's national application form.

Alternatively, you can download and print an application form in PDF format here:

There is a £10 charge for each Badge.


The Blue Badge is a two-sided card with space for a photograph of the badge holder on the back of the card. You must provide two recent photographs which you should sign on the back. You may send passport-type photographs taken from self-service booths or any suitable photographs cut down to a passport photo size (the Council reserves the right to refuse photographs it considers unsuitable.

Blue Badges for organisations

To apply online

(Applicants please also see below note when completing this form)

To download and print a Blue Badge application form for organisations please do so by clicking on one of the following links:

You can contact us:

Tel: 01234 718009


Replacement applications

To replace lost badges applicants must pay the required £10 fee.

Please report the loss of your Blue Badge by calling 01234 228588. At this point you will be asked to pay for your replacement badge using a debit/credit card.

Blue Badge not received

If you do not receive your Blue Badge within 28 days of making payment you MUST inform Bedford Borough Council on 01234 718009. Failure to report the non-receipt of the badge within 28 days will result in you having to pay an additional administrative fee.

Please be aware until payment is received, a blue badge cannot be issued. 

Please do not send any payment with your application form.

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