Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Motorists can now go online to renew, replace permanent disability placards

Blog-2015-0731-placard2Motorists can now renew or replace a permanent disability placard online at you’re one of the more than 430,000 Arizonans with a permanent disability placard, you’ll be happy to know there is now an easier way to renew.

Motorists can renew or replace a permanent disability placard online at The option just became available for individuals and organizations in June. Before then, applicants were only able to renew in person at an MVD office or Authorized Third Party provider, or through the mail with a notarized statement accompanying the renewal application. Note: there is a separate application that requires a physician signature for first-time disability plate/placard applicants.

Blog-2015-0731-placardA permanent disability placard allows its holder to park in a space designated for disability parking. A permanent disability placard allows its holder to park in a space designated for disability parking. It’s portable and can be placed in any vehicle the placard owner is driving or in which they are a passenger. It is required to be renewed every five years and is free of charge. Permanent disability placard holders are sent a notification when their placard is about to expire. If they choose to renew online, a new placard will be mailed to them within 15 business days after they submit the request.

The new option simplifies the process considerably…

“We just want to make sure we provide everyone with the best customer service and this is something that we can do to make things easier,” said ServiceArizona Project Specialist Joann Griffin, adding that customer feedback has been extremely positive so far.

Find more information on disability placards and license plates, along with required medical certification details and application on our website.
Posted by Angela DeWelles   |  Labels:  Disability-Placard, MVD, ServiceArizona


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De acuerdo con el Título VI de la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, la Ley de Estadounidenses con Discapacidades (ADA por sus siglas en inglés) y otras normas y leyes antidiscriminatorias, el Departamento de Transporte de Arizona (ADOT) no discrimina por motivos de raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad o discapacidad. Las personas que requieran asistencia (dentro de lo razonable) ya sea por el idioma o discapacidad deben ponerse en contacto con la Oficina de Derechos Civiles de ADOT en Las solicitudes deben hacerse lo más antes posible para asegurar que el Estado tenga la oportunidad de hacer los arreglos necesarios.