Disabled Parking Cards

Disabled Person’s Parking Cards (also known as European Parking Cards or Disabled Parking Badges) are available to people living in Ireland with certain disabilities and those who are registered blind, whether they are drivers or passengers.

The parking card can be used by a disabled person in any vehicle in which he or she is travelling.

The parking card costs €35. The fee is the same whether it is a new application, or a renewal. The card is valid for 2 years.

With a Primary Medical Certificate it is valid for 5 years.

If you wish to get a Disabled Parking Card you must have severe lower limb disability or severe walking difficulties. 

To obtain an application form for a parking card, write to either:

IWA National Mobility Centre
Ballinagappa Road
Co Kildare
T 045 893 094


Disabled Drivers 
Association of Ireland
Co Mayo
T 094 936 4266


  • Enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope.
  • Give details about your disability and how it affects your mobility.
  • If you have a Primary Medical Certificate you should mention it.
  • You will need to send 2 up to date photos of yourself.

For more information please visit http://www.ddai.ie/index.php/parking-permit/how-to-apply

A map of wheelchair accessible parking space in the county can be found here http://www.bing.com/maps/default.aspx?v=2&FORM=LMLTSN&cp=swgwp6gggthz&style=b&lvl=1&tilt=-90&dir=0&alt=-1000&scene=29508697&phx=0&phy=0&phscl=1&encType=1&cid=6AD18E3E2CEF38DC!1596