Apply to replace a lost, stolen or damaged Blue Badge

Individuals can apply to replace a lost, stolen, damaged or faded Blue Badge online or by post. Support organisations must apply by post. With your application you must include the right fee, photograph and supporting material. Replacement badges will only be valid until the expiry date of the original badge.

Ways to apply for a replacement Blue Badge


Individuals can apply to replace a lost, stolen, damaged or faded badge online.

Download an application form

You can download an application form and guidance notes to replace a lost, stolen, damaged or faded badge.

Request an application form

You can request an application form by contacting the Blue Badge Unit.

Material you need to send with your application

Photograph or logo

Individual applicants must send one recent photograph which you should sign on the back. 

It should be a colour passport-type photograph (head and shoulders) or any suitable photograph cut down to 45mm in height and 35mm in width. 

Support organisations

If your organisation has a logo, this can be printed on the Blue Badge, however this is optional.


A Blue Badge costs £10. Support organisations will be charged £10 for each badge they need to replace. 

Cheques or postal orders should be made payable to the Department for Infrastructure. Do not send cash through the post.

If you are applying online, you can pay by credit or debit card.

Lost or stolen badges

You must report lost or stolen badges to the PSNI and ask for an incident number. You will need this number to apply for a replacement badge.

Damaged or faded badges

You must return your current badge to the Blue Badge Unit before a replacement can be issued.

Completed forms

If applying by post, completed forms should be sent to the Blue Badge Unit.

Incomplete application forms will be returned. If further information to support your application is needed, you will be notified.

Receiving your replacement Blue Badge

You should receive your replacement badge within two weeks of the Blue Badge Unit receiving your application and current badge (if damaged or faded).

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