Any person certified by an authorized health care specialist as having a permanent disability is eligible for disabled parking license plates. By legal definition, this includes any person who:
- Cannot walk 200 feet or more without stopping to rest.
- Cannot walk without the use of, or assistance from, another person or brace, cane, crutch, prosthetic device, wheelchair or other assistance device.
- Is restricted by lung disease to the extent that forced expiratory volume for one second when measured by spirometry is less than one liter or the arterial oxygen tension is less than 60 mm/hg on room air at rest.
- Uses portable oxygen.
- Has a cardiac condition to the extent that functional limitations are classified in severity as class III or IV, according to standards accepted by the American Heart Association.
- Is severely limited in the ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological or orthopedic condition.
If the disability is a result of an injury incurred while in active U.S. Military service, you may apply for
disabled veteran license plates.
A person with a temporary disability does not qualify for disabled parking license plates. (See temporary disabled parking identification permit.)
- Owner of a vehicle
- Lessee of a vehicle
- Person who is regularly transported by the owner or lessee of a vehicle
- Employee who is provided a vehicle owned or leased by the employer
- Beneficiary of a trust that owns or leases a vehicle
Vehicles that qualify
- Motor home (annual registration only)
- Private truck, dual purpose motor home or dual purpose farm truck that has a gross weight of 8,000 pounds or less
- A farm truck that has a gross weight of 12,000 pounds or less
- Motorcycle (non-personalized only)