Parking for People with Disabilities

Individuals with certain disabilities may be eligible for temporary or permanent disabled parking placards, plates, and tabs.


  • A Disabled Parking Application (PDF) completed by you and your healthcare provider.
  • An original, signed prescription from your healthcare provider.

Applications are also available at all licensing subagencies and at the Snohomish County Licensing Division.


  • Temporary or permanent parking placard - Free
  • License plates - $32.75
  • Tabs - $13.75

Where to Submit Your Completed Paperwork

Submit the completed application, original, signed prescription and any payment required:

  • At a licensing subagency
  • By mail:
    Department of Licensing Special Plate Unit
    PO Box 9043
    Olympia, WA 98507


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Additional Information

  • No more than two disabled parking placards, plates, or tabs may be issued to one person at the same time (e.g., a person may have one placard and one set of license plates, two placards, etc).
  • Temporary placards can be issued for up to 12 months.
  • Permanent placards are valid for five years from the date of issuance.
  • More details are available at the Washington State Department of Licensing website.