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Additional proofs for disabled person's bus pass

Blind or partially sighted

Additional proofs are:

  • letter from Berkshire Sensory Needs service confirming disability or registration as blind or partially sighted
  • certificate of vision impairment signed by consultant ophthalmologist

Profoundly or severely deaf

Additional proofs are:

  • registration as profoundly or severely deaf
  • letter from an audiology specialist on official paper confirming a hearing loss has been recorded at 70 DBHL or worse
  • 8 points or more on your PIPs award letter in the 'communicating verbally' category

Without speech

Additional proofs are:

  • a copy of your Bracknell Forest social services green registration card or your Personal Independence Payment (PIP) award of 8 points or more under the 'communicating verbally' category
  • a letter from a medical professional confirming that you are unable to communicate orally in any language, this does not include slow or difficult to understand speech

Unable to walk

Additional proofs are:

  • higher rate of mobility component of Disability Living allowance (DLA) awarded for at least 12 months
  • 8 points or more on your PIP's award letter in the 'moving around' category
  • war pensioner’s mobility supplement
  • 'Reasons for Decision’ letter for lump sum payment under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme

Unable to use arms

Additional proofs are:

  • higher rate of mobility component of Disability Living allowance (DLA) awarded for at least 12 months
  • letter on official paper from a medical professional confirming the long term loss of use of both arms

Learning disability

Additional proofs are:

  • letter on official paper from a medical practitioner confirming a learning disability started before adulthood
  • 8 points or more on your PIPs award letter in the 'communicating verbally' category

Please note that disorders such as autism (unless severe) Asperger’s syndrome, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, and ADHD are not automatically covered by the governments definition of a learning disability.

Medically unfit to drive

Additional proofs are:

  • letter from Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) giving notice of refusal or withdrawal of licence, not including voluntary withdrawal
  • letter on official paper from a medical practitioner confirming that a medical condition prevents the issue of a driving licence

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