Access symbols

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The most recognised international access symbol is this square overlaid in white with an image of a wheelchair user. 

Sign of a white wheelchair user on a black background
© International Commission on Technology and Accessibility

A second symbol is also used in some contexts, which is showing an image of an active wheelchair user, white on a blue background. 

Sign of a white active wheelchair user on a blue background

There are also other symbols that can be used for inclusive training or awareness in humanitarian action, picturing a more active role of persons with disabilities as participants and leaders.


Sign of a wheelchair user in front og a screen

Symbol of inclusive advocacy that can be used in humanitarian action.

Sign of a wheelchair user in front of group of people

The following symbol indicates access for blind people or those who have low vision. This sign can be used to indicate guided path or tactile information or the way to a distribution point for instance.

Sign of a person walking with a cane
© Flaticon

You can use the symbol below to point out that Sign Language Interpretation is provided for a meeting, an information session, a focus group discussion or similar activity.

Two hands signing
© Flaticon