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Disabled Person Parking Permit

Individuals with temporary or permanent disabilities and transporting organizations may apply for a disabled person parking permit. A completed form HSMV 83039 Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit is required. The applicant and certifying authority or physician must have signed the application within the last 12 months. The application must include original signatures and the applicant’s valid Florida drive license/ID card or photocopy. Certifying authorities and physicians are listed on the back of the application. A representative can mail or deliver applications. Representatives must have the applicant’s license/ID card or photocopy and the completed application with original signatures.

Types of Permits

A permanent permit (blue) is valid for four years. There is no charge to apply or renew a permanent permit. Renewals require a new HSMV 83039 Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit signed by the applicant and certifying physician or authority.

A person with a temporary disability may apply for a temporary disabled person parking permit (red). The fee is $15.00. The permit will only be issued for the period indicated by the certifying authority or physician and may not exceed six months from the date of issuance. If the need for the temporary disabled person parking permit exceeds six months, an additional temporary permit may be issued. If the additional permit is applied for within 12 months from the issuance of the first permit, no additional fee is required.


A replacement (lost or stolen) permanent permit requires a form HSMV 81346 Application for Replacement and a new HSMV 83039 Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit if it has been more than 12 months since the original document was signed.

Disabled Person Wheelchair License Plate

A person who qualifies for a permanent disabled person parking permit can obtain a wheelchair emblem license plate in lieu of receiving a parking permit. Wheelchair license plates must be renewed annually on the applicant’s birthdate. The long-term impairment must be proved every four years by a certifying medical authority.

Disabled Veteran License Plate

Veterans who are confirmed 100% disabled from a service-connected disability by a certifying medical authority are eligible for a disabled veteran license plate at no charge. Disabled veterans must complete form HSMV 83039 Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit. The veteran must provide proof of service-connected 100% disability rating or that the vehicle was acquired through financial assistance from the Department of Veterans Affairs.