The Blue Badge Scheme allows parking concessions to:
- people with severe walking difficulties who travel either as drivers or passengers
- registered blind people
- people with severe upper limb disabilities, who regularly drive a vehicle but who cannot turn a steering wheel by hand or are unable to operate, or has considerable difficulty in operating, all or some types of parking meter
- children under the age of two who, due to a specific medical condition, need to travel with bulky medical equipment or be close to a vehicle for emergency medical treatment
Application forms for Blue Badges are available from Adult Services offices
Wigan Office – Tel: 01942 828 260
Headquarters – Tel: 01942 827 819
Or… you can download a copy of the form (65KB). There is a charge of £2 per application – do not send cash through the post. If you apply by post, send a cheque or postal order made payable to Wigan Council.
You should return your completed application form with two passport-sized photographs (which you must sign on the back) to the office which covers your area – details of areas covered by each office are on the application form.