Please ensure you have attached all of the relevant documents for the sections of this application form that you have completed. We have provided a checklist below to help remind you of what you need to enclose.
Section 1 – Information about you
- Proof of your address, dated within the last 12 months. (if you have not given consent for us to check Council Tax / electoral register / school records).
- A certified photocopy of proof of your identity.
- One passport-style photograph of yourself.
Section 2a – People who are severely sight impaired
A copy of your Certification of Blindness or Defective Vision (BP1 (3R)) or Certificate of Vision Impairment (CVI) or a previous equivalent, signed by a Consultant Ophthalmologist and held by your Social Services Department or local society.(if you have not given us consent to check the blind register).
Section 2b – People who received the Higher Rate of the Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance
An original letter of entitlement for the Higher Rate of the Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance issued within the last 12 months or your original annual uprating letter.
Section 2c – People who receive the War Pensioner’s Mobility Supplement
An original letter of entitlement for the War Pensioner’s Mobility Supplement.
Section 2d – People who receive an award under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation) Scheme
An original award letter confirming receipt of tariffs 1-8 under the Armed Forces and Reserve Forces (Compensation) Scheme, which also certifies that you have a permanent and substantial disability which causes inability to walk or very considerable difficulty walking.
Section 3 – Organisational Badge
A photocopy of the tax discs for any vehicles registered under the Disabled Passenger Vehicle (DPV) class.
Misuse of the badge is a criminal offence and can lead to a fine