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Disabled parking: Temporary

If you have a temporary condition that meets the disabled parking requirements, you can get 1 red placard for up to 6 months.

The placard hangs on the rearview mirror of any vehicle you’re transported in.

Submit your application

Disabled Parking Application for Individuals. Make sure your doctor, physician assistant, or licensed registered nurse practitioner completes and signs the “Physician” section. (We can only accept the original, no copies.)

  • By mail:
    Individuals with Disabilities
    Department of Licensing
    PO Box 9043
    Olympia WA 98507-9043
  • or
  • Bring the form to any vehicle licensing office except Schmidt Insurance Service in Odessa.

Getting your ID card and placard

We’ll mail you an "Individual with Disabilities Parking Privilege" ID card in 2–3 weeks. Keep it in your wallet or purse. You must provide it to law enforcement when requested.

Your placard will be sent as soon as your application is processed.

When your placard expires

Your placard is valid for 1–6 months from the date it was issued and isn’t renewable. If you need it longer, you must apply for another temporary placard.

When your placard expires, you may return it to a vehicle licensing office for destruction or mail to us:

Individuals with Disabilities
Department of Licensing
PO Box 9043
Olympia WA 98507-9043

Questions?

Contact us

Washington Healthcare Finder
Access Washington – official state government website