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Renewing a Disabled Parking Placard or License Plate

Permanent Disabled Parking Placards

You can renew your permanent disabled parking placards or plates by any of the following methods:

  • By touchtone telephone at 1-888-337-4782 (toll free)
  • By Mail to:
  • Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
  • P. O. Box 85815
  • Richmond, VA 23285-5815

You may renew your placard no more than two months prior to the placard expiration date and no more than two months after the expiration date.

A certification from a physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, podiatrist or chiropractor is not required to renew a permanent placard.

Temporary Placards

Temporary disabled parking placards are valid for up to six months and cannot be renewed.

A new Disabled Parking Plates or Placard Application (MED 10) with a new certification from a physician, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, podiatrist, or chiropractor is required to obtain another temporary placard. Refer to the Certification Table on the MED 10 to determine the medical professional authorized to certify your allowable condition.

Institutional or Organizational Placards

Institutional/organizational disabled parking placards are valid for five years and cannot be renewed.

Institutions or organizations must reapply using a new Institutional/organizational Disabled Parking Plate or Placard Application (MED 11). The new placard will be valid for another five years.

Renewing Disabled Parking Plates

To renew disabled parking plates, simply renew your vehicle registration.

Placard Delivery Status

You may determine the delivery status of your placard using the Disabled Placard Delivery Status transaction.