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Carer Permit Information

A free permit is issued to Merton residents who are housebound or hold a valid Blue Badge. This is limited to 1 permit per resident.

In order for the application to be completed you will need to provide one the following:

  • A copy of a signed and dated formal tenancy agreement or lease agreement for where you live

  • A copy of your mortgage completion letter

  • A copy of a solicitor’s letter confirming purchase of the property

If you do not have the above you will need to provide two of the following dated within the last 3 months:

  • Gas, water, electricity, telephone (landline) or council tax document

  • Housing, child, pension or income support benefit book

  • Driving license (3 month date restriction doesn't apply)

In order to prove your eligibility for this permit you will also need to provide a copy of your Blue Badge.

If you are not a Blue Badge holder we will require further supporting documents.