How to be registered disabled | Oxfordshire County Council

How to be registered disabled

How to apply to be registered disabled with Oxfordshire County Council.

Every local authority is required by law to maintain a Register of People with Disabilities. It enables us to identify people with particular needs.

About this service

If you have a substantial and permanent disability, you are over the age of 18 and you are a permanent resident of Oxfordshire, then you can apply to be registered disabled with Oxfordshire County Council under the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970.

Find out the official definition of disability (pdf format, 23 KB)

Benefits

Concessions for people who are registered may include:

  • eligibility for a disabled person's parking badge
  • reduced admission charges to cinemas
  • a discounted TV licence
  • disabled person's railcard
  • vehicle tax exemption
  • VAT exemption for equipment to support your disability
  • subsidised holidays
  • premiums
  • toll concessions
  • RADAR national key scheme
  • free legal advice
  • reduced council tax.

More information on the possible benefits available can be found on www.direct.gov.uk

How to register

Please download the form below:

Post it to:

Social and Health Care
PO Box 780
Oxford
OX1 9GX

socialandhealthcare@oxfordshire.gov.uk

If you need further help, use the contact details on the right-hand side of the page.

Last reviewed
22 March 2017

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