Rights and responsibilities

Using your Blue Badge correctly

Rights and Responsibilities and Reporting Blue Badge Enforcement

It is a criminal offence if you: 

  • allow someone else to use the badge when you are not a passenger (to use it for themselves)
  • alter the badge in any way
  • make a counterfeit of the badge
  • use an expired badge

Get to know your rights and responsibilities as a Blue Badge holder


We carry out on-street operations from time to time in various towns/cities. A warrant card gives officers authority to act on behalf of Hampshire County Council.

If people are misusing a badge the officer has the legal authority to take the badge off them.