Applying for a Badge

You can apply online, or at one of the Community Hubs in person.

Apply online for a blue badge (via

Contact C2BG on 01495 311556 for help and information.

Once we have received your application please await a response from us and do not post any personal information as we cannot accept liability for items that may be lost or damaged in the post.

Proof of Identity

You must provide one of the following forms of identification, which must be verified by a person who has known you for over 2 years and Is not a family member or friend :

  • ​Birth or adoption certificate
  • Civil partnership/dissolution certificate
  • Marriage/divorce certificate
  • Current passport
  • Valid driving license  

Proof of address

You must provide a copy of one of the following as proof of address:

  • Confirmation letter from social services
  • Council tax bill dated within last 12 months
  • Valid driving license

We also require a recent passport sized photograph. The photograph must be the same standard as those supplied for use on passports and your name should be shown clearly on the back

What evidence can I provide to support my application?

Proof of eligibility. These are different for automatic and discretionary eligibility and are outlined in the Welsh Government Blue Badge Eligibility Criteria.

There is no charge for the initial blue badge issued for persons permanently resident in Wales.


Badges must be renewed every three years.

Contact Information

Telephone Number: 01495 311556
Address: Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Blue Badge Section
The General Offices
Steelworks Road
Ebbw Vale
NP23 6DN