What is the Access Card?
A universal access registration scheme to support you to communicate your evidenced access requirements across thousands of providers in the UK and beyond.
The Access Card (sometimes referred to as the CredAbility Card or a Nimbus Card) is a card like no other; we translate your disability/impairment into symbols that highlight the barriers you face and the reasonable adjustments you might need.
Think of it as a Disability Passport.
The Card is powered by a universal access registration scheme which lets you inform providers quickly and discreetly about the access you need and may gain you access to things like concessionary ticket prices and complex reasonable adjustments without having to go into loads of personal detail.
It’s all based on your rights under the Equality Act and providers’ responsibilities.
All for just £15 for 3 years!
The Access Card and the team have won a number of awards for our work but in 2022 we were awarded the most prestigious and highest official award for a business in the UK: The Queens Award for Enterprise in the Field of Innovation
Nimbus is a Social Enterprise set up by disabled people in 2006 to provide advice and guidance to organisations on how best to meet disabled people’s needs in line with what was then the Disability Discrimination Act. As a social enterprise, we generate income through trading but donate 100% of the profit to charity.
Over the years, Nimbus has worked with a wide range of companies, each facing its own challenges with working with disabled people on their journey to becoming accessible.
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What Customers say…
It has been excellent as it has made booking disabled tickets so much easier and when there’s ever been an issue at a venue it has helped resolve it quickly
It has given me peace of mind that I’m not constantly carrying around personal information about myself and my condition
I have been asking for something like this for years. My disability is not always visible so I have to go through the embarrassment of explaining my personal health problems to complete strangers who sometimes don’t even believe me. I’m hoping this card will be recognised everywhere, as it will change my life!
I believe having something that is discreet and accepted will make things easier. I’ve tried a variety of places to find out about “registered disabled” and how to get classified only to find out that it doesn’t actually exist. A person shouldn’t have to carry paperwork with all kinds of personal information around with them just in case they need to get someone to understand they need help.
Excellent, it allows me to communicate my disability needs without having to explain myself all the time. It even works abroad when language/communication is difficult.