Request a Blue Badge
Blue Badge parking
If you're a driver or a passenger and you have mobility issues, you may be eligible for a Blue Badge.
Further information on Blue Badges, including how to apply for one, or report a lost stolen badge can be found on the Scottish Government website or by contacting us directly, our details are below.
You can also pick up forms from you local library or neighbourhood office you can check here to see which locality of the city you belong to
At your local neighbourhood office you can bring your completed blue badge form and we can take payment or photocopy documents for you as well as pass on to the Travel Concessions team.
Where you can park
With a Blue Badge you can park free of charge and without a time limit on street in Edinburgh
- in public and shared on-street parking bays
- on single or double yellow lines when loading is allowed
- in greenways parking places when parking is allowed
- in disabled parking bays.
You should not park
- in bus lanes during the hours of operation
- in cycle lanes
- on single or double red lines during the hours of operation
- on zig-zag pedestrian crossings at school entrances
- in bus stops
- in parking spaces for residents, motorcycles and city car club users
- in suspended parking bays
- any place where traffic or emergency vehicles might be held up
- at dropped kerbs
- in public parking places on main traffic routes when loading is prohibited.
Always check road markings and signs for information.
You can only apply for an exempt permit at the Drumbrae Hub
From Monday 12 June 2017, the Permit team from the High Street will be based at the Drumbrae Hub for four to six month due to the refurbishment of 249 High Street.