Disabled Placards or Plates


What you will need to obtain a disabled placard:

  1. Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit (TC96-204) (See Example)
  2. Section 1 must be completed by the applicant, signed and notarized.
  3. Section 2 must be completed and signed by a licensed physician.
  • The applicant may request a second permanent placard.
  • Permanent placards are valid for two (2) years from the date of issue.
  • Temporary placards are valid for three (3) months.

Agencies or organizations that transport persons with disabilities as a part of their service may apply for disabled placards. The following are required:

  1. Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit (TC96-204)
  2. A statement from the director on agency letterhead verifying the need for the parking placards.
  3. Name of the agency or organization requesting use of an accessible parking placard.
  4. Number of vehicles being used in the transportation of persons with a disability.
  5. The agency must submit vehicle identification numbers for all vehicles using disabled placards. These vehicles must be owned by the agency.

Fees: None

To process by mail, send to:

Fayette County Clerk
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

The placard(s) will be mailed to the owner within 3-4 business days.

What you will need to renew or replace a disabled placard:

  1. Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit (TC96-204)
  2. Your application must be signed and your signature notarized.
  3. Permanent placards may only be renewed two times. 
  4. After two renewals a doctor's signature will again be required.

Temporary permits cannot be renewed, you must complete a new application signed by a doctor.

Fees: None

To process by mail, send to:

Fayette County Clerk
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

The placard(s) will be mailed to the owner within 3-4 business days.

 What you will need to obtain a disabled plate:

  1. Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit (TC96-204)
  2. Section 1 must be completed, signed by the applicant, and notarized.
  3. Section 2 must be completed and signed by a licensed physician.
  4. The disabled applicant must be the registered owner of the vehicle.
  5. The original Kentucky Certificate of Registration
  6. Proof of current Kentucky liability insurance
  7. The Kentucky license plate currently issued to your vehicle must be surrendered.

Annual registration is $21.00

Disabled Decals

Any Kentucky resident who qualifies for a disabled license plate or permanent placard and currently has a "special plate" is eligible for a disabled decal. The disabled person must be the registered owner of the vehicle.