Disabled Placards or Plates

What you will need to obtain a DISABLED PLACARD:

  • Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit  TC 96-204 (See Example)
  • Section 1 must be completed by the applicant, signed and notarized.
  • 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:

  • Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking PermitTC 96-204 )
  • A statement from the director on agency letterhead verifying the need for the parking placards.
  • Name of the agency or organization requesting use of an accessible parking placard.
  • Number of vehicles being used in the transportation of persons with a disability.
  • 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:
Kenton County Clerk
PO Box 1109
Covington KY 41012

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:

  • Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking PermitTC 96-204 )
  • Your application must be signed and your signature notarized.
  • Permanent placards may only be renewed two times.
  • 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:

Kenton County Clerk
P.O  Box 1109
Covington KY 41012

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

 What you will need to obtain a DISABLED PLATE:

  • Application for Disabled Persons Special Parking Permit (TC96-204)
  • Section 1 must be completed, signed by the applicant, and notarized.
  • Section 2 must be completed and signed by a licensed physician.
  • The disabled applicant must be the registered owner of the vehicle.
  • The original Kentucky Certificate of Registration
  • Proof of current Kentucky liability insurance
  • 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.

Transportation Cabinet’s Vehicle Information