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TOPIC: blue badge

blue badge 1 year 10 months ago #131933

:laugh: got the phone call today from blue badge hubby is automatically entitled to the badge because he got 8 or more points on mobility rate pip
thanks guys
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blue badge 1 year 10 months ago #131938

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whitewitch wrote:
:laugh: got the phone call today from blue badge hubby is automatically entitled to the badge because he got 8 or more points on mobility rate pip
thanks guys

Hi ww,

Yes, as long as the 8 points that give The Standard PIP Mobility award are given for "walking limitations" under "Moving Around" and not due to mental health issues under "Going Out", The Standard Award gives you automatic entitlement to a Blue Badge.

It also gives you entitlement to a 50% reduction in the Road Tax of a car that you drive, own, have the use of, or one that is expressly used for your benefit.

See just over half way down : This Page.

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blue badge 1 year 10 months ago #131982

THANK YOU SO MUCH.
we did not know about the rod tax reduction so that's now my mission to sort that out any pointers in which direction to head in please..... :ohmy:
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blue badge 1 year 10 months ago #131985

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"THANK YOU SO MUCH.
we did not know about the rod tax reduction so that's now my mission to sort that out any pointers in which direction to head in please..... :ohmy:"

Hi ww,

If there is no statement of entitlement to the 50% reduction to Road Tax at the end of your PIP Decision Notice letter, you should contact PIP :

PIP helpline :

Telephone: 0345 850 3322

Textphone: 0345 601 6677

Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

You could also : Contact DVLA to find out "how" you claim it :

However, there is information on this under the heading : "Vehicle tax reduction" sub heading : How to claim on the page that I provided the link for in my previous post.

If you are to send any of your PIP Documentation to DVLA, send photocopies keep originals, unless they stipulate that you must send originals when you contact them, in which case keep photocopies.

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blue badge 1 year 10 months ago #132102

:) thanks for the info..
I have heard back from DVLA
they want original paperwork. for pip statement , v5c, mot, insurance(download acceptable) v10 and the fee at 50% rate..
so its going in the post recorded delivery tomorrow :)
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whitewitch wrote:
:) thanks for the info..
I have heard back from DVLA
they want original paperwork. for pip statement , v5c, mot, insurance(download acceptable) v10 and the fee at 50% rate..
so its going in the post recorded delivery tomorrow :)

Thanks for the update ww,

Hopefully it will all go through smoothly !! :)

Cheers

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