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The badge for the severely disabled will be issued to you upon request.

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Application Documents proving the disability (declaration decision under the law on the severely disabled) from the age of 10: 1 passport photo Exception: In the case of severely disabled persons who cannot leave the house or can only leave the house with the help of an ambulance, the ID card will be issued on request without a photo. The issuing authority then notes "valid without a photo" on the card. for non-EU citizens: valid residence permit The competent authority may request further documentation from you if necessary.

Degree of disability of at least 50

Notes (special features) If you have to prove your severely disabled status, it is sufficient if you present the badge for the severely disabled. The presentation of the declaration of findings cannot be required. In future, the badge issued in the format of the cheque card will be issued for the severely disabled persons.
You must first request the determination of the disability in writing or in person to the competent body. If you have been found to have a degree of disability of at least 50, you can apply for a badge for the severely disabled. The issuing authority shall indicate on the severely disabled card the degree of disability, the validity and other health characteristics in the form of signs. The degree of disability is given as a number rounded to 10 in the range of 50 to 100. In addition, the card may contain a history on the back, i.e. it indicates when individual findings on the degree of disability and the compensation for disadvantages are proven.

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