A guide to Blue Badges


From next year, people with ‘hidden’ disabilities will be able to apply for Blue Badges. Hidden disabilities include autism, anxiety and cognitive issues. Please note: you won’t be able to apply for until early next year when the scheme has been extended by the Department for Transport.

5. Report misuse of a Blue Badge

If you suspect misuse or fraudulent use of a badge:

  • Contact the Blue Badge Team on 01323 464244
  • Or email badgefraud@eastsussex.gov.uk with as much supporting detail as possible, including the serial number of the badge or just the first 6 digits of that number

If the helpline is busy or closed please leave a message and we will call you back.

All allegations of misuse are taken seriously and will be thoroughly investigated. Your details will not be disclosed to anyone. Please note that we would be unable to share information with you about any on going investigation.

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