Parking with a blue badge
How does a blue badge help?
Displaying the blue badge in your car helps you to park closer to your destination. Even if you don't have a car, you can use your blue badge in someone else's car when they drive you somewhere. Find out more about the Blue badge scheme from GOV.UK.
Apply for a blue badge or change a blue badgeYou apply for and change your blue badge through GOV.UK:
- apply for or renew a blue badge (apply 6 weeks in advance so you're not left with an out of date blue badge)
- change the details on your blue badge
Once your application has been approved, you'll be asked to pick up your badge from the Sutton Civic Centre and pay £10.
Renew your blue badge
Don't worry - we'll contact you when it's time to renew your blue badge and let you know what you need to do.
Report a lost or stolen blue badge
Contact us to report your blue badge lost or stolen: contact Sutton Council.
Using your blue badge
- your blue badge can be seen clearly in the car
- you've displayed the clock, if you're in a limited time spot
- you know all the rules from GOV.UK: The blue badge scheme: a user's rights and responsibilities
Parking with a blue badge in Sutton
- you can park on a single or double yellow line for up to 3 hours
- except where there is a ban on loading or unloading
- except in parts of central London where local schemes apply
- you can park for free in on-street and surface car parks controlled by pay and display machines
Disabled parking bays:
- you can park for free in disabled parking bays
- you'll need to obey any signs that show a limited time allowed in the bay
- you can park in pay and display bays and shared use bays for free
- you can park in free limited waiting bays for longer than the permitted time
- you can not park in permit holder only, loading, motorcycle, car club or any other type of bay
Use the PIE online map to find parking in Sutton and across the UK: Blue badge parking map.
Using the blue badge abroad
Find out more with the FIA Guide for the disabled traveller.