Further Information

Further Information

Lost, Stolen or Damaged Badge 

The loss or theft of a Blue Badge must be reported to your nearest Police Station who will issue you with a crime reference or lost property number.

There is a £5.52 fee for the replacement of a lost, stolen or damaged badge, please contact the Local Area Office (with your crime reference or lost property number) to pay the fee and arrange for the completion of a Replacement Badge form or complete details now at https://www.mygov.scot/blue-badge-lost-stolen/ (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) 

Blue Badge - Replacement Badge Application Form (Word) (117kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)

Blue Badge - Replacement Badge Application Form (43.5kB) (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) 

Returning a Blue Badge

Should you display your badge when it is no longer required you could be prosecuted and fined up to £1000. A Blue Badge must be returned to the issuing Local Authority if:

  • It has expired
  • The badge holder no longer qualifies for a blue badge after a period of rehabilitation
  • It is damaged
  • A replacement is issued and subsequently the original is located
  • The badge holder is deceased

Photograph

For identification and enforcement purposes, all Blue Badges depict a photograph of the Blue Badge holder. The photograph must be in accordance with passport standards, details can be found at Direct.Gov (Opens in a new window or downloads a file)  If a physical photograph is provided, this should be signed on the back by the applicant.

Appeals

If you are declined a Blue Badge, you can request a review, please contact the Blue Badge team by email or in writing in the first instance.

Misuse

It is a criminal offence to misuse a Blue Badge. Your Blue Badge must not be altered, copied or displayed when expired or when no longer required.

Misuse of a Blue Badge could lead to prosecution and a fine of up to £1000.

Further Information (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) on Blue Badge eligibility, use and misuse 

Fees

There is a £20 fee for successful Blue Badge applications.
There is a £5.52 charge for the replacement of a lost badge.
Fees will be payable on collection of the badge.

FAQs

If you have a query regarding Blue Badges, first check the FAQs (Opens in a new window or downloads a file) for further information.

Contact

To contact the Blue Badge team, email bluebadgeteam@cne-siar.gov.uk