DMV: Parking Permits for Individuals with a Permanent Disability

Parking Permits for Individuals with a Permanent Disability


The Department of Motor Vehicles issues permanent parking permits for individuals that have a qualifying disability.

The Department of Motor Vehicles no longer issues lifetime disability parking permits.

To apply for a permanent parking permit:

  • Return the completed application to the DMV for processing by one of the following methods:

    • Mail:              Department of Motor Vehicles
                          Handicapped Unit
                          60 State Street
                          Wethersfield, CT  06161
    • Fax:              860- 263-5556
    • E-mail: 
    • In person, at any DMV Office.
Upon receipt, the DMV will process the application and provide one permit per qualified applicant.
What will it cost:
  • There is no fee for the permanent parking permit.

Please Note:

  • The permit is for the exclusive use of the diabled person.

  • A permanent parking permit gives an individual permission to park in spaces reserved for individuals with a disability.

  • It may be used in any vehicle in which the disabled person is riding in

  • The permit is designed to hang from the rearview mirror when the vehicle is parked, but should be removed when the vehicle is being operated.

  • The permit must be returned if you move out of state or if the disabled individual is deceased.

Organizations: Permits may also be issued to a facility or an agency for vehicles they use primarily to transport people with qualifying disabilities. A Special Permit Application and Impairment Certificate (form B-225) must be completed by the head of the facility or agency, and indicate the vehicle will be used at least 50 percent of the time for transporting eligible clients.

Note: Permanent parking permits will expire in accordance with your Connecticut driverís license or identification card depending on the type of license you have. If you do not have a Connecticut driverís license or identification card, you must obtain one before you can obtain or renew a permanent parking permit. 

If you lose your permit or it is stolen, you must apply for a replacement permit.

Content Last Modified on 10/19/2017 1:32:47 PM