How to be registered disabled

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

Some Local Authorities maintain a Register of People with Disabilities. It enables them 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)


Concessions for people who are registered may include:

  • 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

How to register

Please download the form below:

Post it to:

Social and Health Care
PO Box 780

If you need further help, contact us.