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Our response to the coronavirus outbreak is continuing – and our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

We are currently working through the detail of the latest government announcements which affect Leicester city and parts of the county. 

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

Increased restrictions for Leicester and parts of Leicestershire  

Blue Badge parking scheme

Parked cars

The Blue Badge scheme gives parking concessions across the UK, which help disabled people park closer to their destination

  • Renew your Blue Badge 

    Leicestershire Blue Badge holders must re-apply for a new badge before their current one expires. This can now be done online.

  • Who can get a Blue Badge 

    You can apply for a Blue Badge from us if you are a Leicestershire resident

  • Apply for a Blue Badge 

    An application for a Blue Badge is free of charge. Successful applications require a payment of £10 to issue the Blue Badge.

  • How to use a Blue Badge 

    The Blue Badge is issued to you as an individual, not a vehicle. You can display the badge on any vehicle (including taxis and hired cars) in which you are travelling as either a driver or a passenger.

  • Lost, stolen or damaged Blue Badge 

    If your Blue Badge is lost, stolen or damaged you can report it and get a replacement.

  • Change details or return a Blue Badge 

    Please tell us of any changes to your name or address. You must also return your Blue Badge to us if you no longer use it.

  • Report misuse of a Blue Badge 

    The misuse of Blue Badges affects genuinely disabled people who are using the scheme correctly


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