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Carte blanche (French for blank or white card) or its Spanish language variant, carta blanca, may refer to:
- Carte blanche, a French phrase, meaning "unlimited discretionary power to act; unrestricted authority"
- A Blank cheque; a cheque that has no numerical value entered, but is already signed: In the figurative sense, it is used to describe a situation in which an agreement has been made that is open-ended or vague, and therefore subject to abuse, or in which a party is willing to consider any expense in the pursuance of their goals.
- Tabula Rasa (disambiguation): A Latin phrase often translated literally as "blank slate" in English.
- Full Powers, the authority of a person to sign a treaty or convention on behalf of a sovereign state
- A NATO exercise in 1955 that shocked observers by the projection of casualties from nuclear weapons in the allied Federal Republic of Germany
Carte Blanche may also refer to:
Art, entertainment, and media
- Carte Blanche, a 1965 painting by René Magritte
- Carte Blanche (Norwegian dance company), the Norwegian national company of contemporary dance, based in Bergen, Norway
- Yvette Carte-Blanche, a fictional character in the BBC sitcom 'Allo 'Allo!
- Carte blanche, a type of play in the card game Piquet
- Carte Blanche: First Episode - For a Fistful of Teeth (videogame), a 2006 PC videogame released by Absurdus
- Carte Blanche (novel), a 2011 James Bond novel by Jeffery Deaver
- Carte Blanche, a novel by Marcos Arnold
- "Carte Blanche", a 1999 trance song by Veracocha
- "Carte Blanche", a song from Shock Treatment (1981), the follow-up film to The Rocky Horror Picture Show
- "Carte Blanche", a 1987 song by Oktobar 1864 from album Oktobar 1864
- Carte Blanche (TV series), an investigative journalism show produced by Combined Artists and aired on M-Net
- "Carte Blanche" (The Shield), an episode from the FX TV show, The Shield
- Carte Blanche (credit card) travel and entertainment card, part of the Diners Club charge card portfolio
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