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Disability parking placards and license plates allow the holders to park in areas designated for persons with disabilities.
You may apply for a disability license plate and/or parking placard by completing an Application for Disability License Plate or Parking Placard – State Form 42070. The application may be submitted to any Indiana license branch or mailed to the address listed on the application.
Download Application for Disability License Plate or Parking Placard – State Form 42070 (prior versions of this form will not be accepted)
If applying for a disability license plate or temporary disability placard, include the amount due, as described in the instructions on the application, in the form of a check or money order. A fee is not charged for a permanent disability parking placard.
The disability must be certified by one of the qualifying health care providers listed on the application unless:
A disability parking placard may be issued to a person who is certified by a health care provider as having:
Company parking placards may be issued to a corporation, limited liability corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or any legal successor of a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or unincorporated association, that is authorized by the state or a political subdivision to operate programs, including the provision of transportation, or facilities for persons with disabilities.
VALIDITY OF PARKING PLACARDS
A permanent disability parking placard does not expire unless a health care provider certifies that the disability is no longer considered to be permanent.
A health care provider may certify that a person’s disability is no longer permanent by mailing a letter to the Indiana BMV explaining the person is no longer permanently disabled and mailing a letter to:
Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Titles and Registrations Department
100 N. Senate Avenue, N483
Indianapolis, IN 46204
A temporary disability parking placard expires on the date indicated by the health care provider on the application or six months from the date of issuance, whichever occurs first.
A parking placard issued to a company expires on January 1 of the fourth year after the year in which the placard is issued (for example: A company placard issued on 7/1/2016 expires on 1/1/2020). However, if the company ceases operations, the parking placard is no longer valid (expires immediately).
A disability license plate may be issued to a person who is certified by a health care provider as having:
A disability license plate may also be issued to:
A disability license plate may be displayed on a passenger motor vehicle, truck with a declared gross weight of not more than 11,000 pounds, mini-truck, motorcycle (including autocycle), motor driven cycle (MDC), and recreational vehicle (RV).
This plate may be renewed online at myBMV.com, at any self-service terminal, by phone using the phone access code on your renewal notice, by mail, or at any BMV license branch.