Blue Badge and disabled parking bays

Blue Badge parking

New  Blue Badge criteria

You cannot apply under the new criteria yet.  You will be able to apply for “hidden or “non-physical” conditions or disabilities from 30 August 2019.

For now, if one of the other options is relevant you may apply and your application will assessed under the current criteria.


Blue Badge parking

If you have mobility issues or you’re visually impaired, you may be eligible for a Blue Badge parking permit. With a blue badge you can park closer to your destination and in some circumstances you can enjoy free parking and sometimes stop on double yellow lines.

Blue Badge application costs £10. The government has a tool that will show you if you qualify for a blue Badge.

Where you can park with a Blue Badge in Hounslow

  • free at any public parking meters or pay and display bays
  • up to three hours on single or double yellow lines
  • disabled bays for as much time as you need
  • on-street resident permit/ shared use bays within Hounslow
  • all Hounslow car parks in the pay and display or disabled bays.

Congestion charge

If you have a Blue Badge, you can register for a 100% congestion charge discount.

Blue Badge fraud

It’s a criminal offence to misuse a Blue Badge. So if you see this happening, please contact us immediately giving us their number plate and badge number if you can. Telephone: 0800 328 6453.

Apply for a Blue Badge

Download and view Blue Badge documents

You can email all the supporting documents to us or post this to us at the address below.  

Contact us

To return your application or for any other enquiries. 

Concessionary Travel Unit
London Borough of Hounslow
Hounslow House
7 Bath Road

Telephone: 020 8583 3073

Email the Blue Badge team 

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