Medical letter for a Blue Badge
Availability: UK and International
Same-day medical letter, required to support the application or renewal process for a Blue Badge.
About this medical letter
Medical letter for a Blue Badge
If you or your child has a disability or health condition that meets eligibility requirements for a Blue Badge, you may require a medical letter to support the application process for a new badge or a renewal (usually every 3 years).
Our doctors can provide you with a same-day medical letter that will confirm details of your disability or health condition, as well as the reasons why you require a Blue Badge. No appointment is needed – simply apply online.
What will I receive?
You will receive a verifiable digital PDF letter signed by a medical professional and sent directly to your mobile, containing the following details:
- Your name and date of birth.
- Your medical disability or health condition and how it affects you.
- Signature and authorisation by one of our GMC-registered UK doctors.
- Contact details of ZoomDoc Health with a QR code enabling a verification check.
How to get a Medical letter for a Blue Badge online with ZoomDoc
Upload a video and complete a questionnaire
Upload by 9pm for same-day service. This should include a 30 second – 1 minute video describing your condition and why you require a blue badge.
Doctor validates evidence
Our doctors will look over the evidence you provide.
Receive your letter, same day
You’ll receive an email with your letter, with a QR code so they can be verified and accepted across the UK.
Important – our medical letter for Blue Badge
Please note: Applications or renewals for a Blue Badge can be made via your local council or at gov.uk. Please check with your local council prior to purchasing your medical letter for a Blue Badge to ensure it meets your local council’s exact requirements. Provision of a medical letter from ZoomDoc does not guarantee that your local authority blue badge department will also confirm your applicability.
What will I need to supply?
To allow us to assess your condition and issue a medical letter, we will require the following information:
- A photo of your passport or driving license
- Your medical disability or health condition
- A 30-second to 1-minute video explaining how your disability affects you
- Your digital Summary Care Record or a doctor’s letter confirming your medical disability
- Details of your regular NHS GP (if you have one)
When to test
I requested a disability letter at around 10pm at night to help with a blue badge application as the waitlist for letters with my GP was weeks. Zoom doc completed my request by 9:30am the following morning.
Date of experience: December 06, 2022
Timely review & response upon...
Timely review & response upon submitting the required documents. The most inspiring is responding to telephone calls.
Date of experience: December 15, 2022
Ponnuswamy Lakshmanan, GB
I needed a letter for my assistance dog so that I could be allowed access, ZoomDoc was super helpful and got me my doctor's note ASAP. Thank you :)
Date of experience: December 20, 2022
Very efficient, got the result the same day, great communication and very helpful all the time. I have a disability and I must say I am very happy the way I was treated. Great customer service. Recommended 100%. Thank you!
Date of experience: March 19, 2022
David Sanchez, GB
Frequently Asked Questions
What will happen after I purchase a medical letter for a Blue Badge?
After purchase we will provide you with your unique certificate booking reference number, which will allow you to upload your medical evidence.
Once uploaded, our doctors will review your evidence on the same day (between 9am and 9pm GMT, 7 days a week) – they may call you if they have any questions.
Once validated, we will send your medical letter to you by email and SMS.
What medical evidence do I require?
We will require you to:
✓ Upload a photo of your passport or driving license
✓ Complete a medical questionnaire
✓ Upload a short video (on your mobile) explaining how your disability affects you
Why are there QR codes on medical letters?
Our medical letters have QR codes that can be scanned to verify the document's authenticity.
Once scanned, your personal online results portal is loaded, from where your medical letter can be reviewed and personal details confirmed.
Do you provide refunds?
We only provide full refunds if we are unable to provide a medical letter.
Once our doctors have provided a medical letter, we are unable to process a refund.
When will I receive my medical letter for a Blue Badge?
Our team will review your evidence and provide your medical letter on the same day that evidence has been uploaded (between 9am and 9pm GMT, 7 days a week).
Who signs the medical letter for a Blue Badge?
Our UK doctors at ZoomDoc Health sign your medical letter.
We are a UK-regulated healthcare service and all our doctors are registered with the UK General Medical Council.
”We understand that confirming and proving that you or your child has a disability so that you can apply for a Blue Badge is not always that simple. Our medical letter for a Blue Badge will confirm the disability and how it affects you or your child from day to day. In addition, our medical letters all have QR codes that make it easy to confirm their validity.“
Dr Kenny Livingstone. GP & ZoomDoc Chief Medical Officer.