Proof of automatic entitlement

Note: Your badge will be issued until the end date on the award letter or for a maximum of 3 years, whichever is shorter.

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

You no longer need to submit evidence of these awards unless we ask you to. (This may be because we are unable to verify your award equates to an automatic entitlement to a Blue Badge, via the DWP database)

Other categories

If you are applying in one of the following categories, you will be required to supply full details of your award. Award letters should include all pages, and:

  • your name and address
  • the date the letter was issued
  • the correct qualifying award/component
  • the end date of the award

War Pensioner Mobility Supplement (WPMS) 

Example WPMS document (PDF 1.3MB)

Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation) Scheme (AFCS) within tariff levels 1-8 (inclusive) 

Example AFCS document (PDF, 2.4MB)

Severely Sight Impaired (SSI) 

Example SSI document (PDF 1.6MB) or, Example of a SSI Yellow Card (PDF, 1.4MB)