• Have permit registration and Florida driver license/ID card with you at all times.
  • Park properly in disabled parking area.
  • Hang permit on the rearview mirror of your parked vehicle.
  • Remove permit from rearview mirror while driving.
  • Hang permit so the number & date can be clearly seen from front of vehicle.

  • Replace permit immediately if lost.

  • Return permit to the Tax Collector’s office if no longer needed.


  • Use an expired permit.
  • Drive with permit hanging on rearview mirror.
  • Use someone else’s permit unless they are traveling with you.
  • Let anyone else use your permit unless you are riding with them.
  • Park in an Access Aisle (striped area).
  • Fine for parking in Access Aisle iS $250 even with a permit.
  • Put permit on dashboard with the expiration date covered up.


  • A permanent disabled parking permit is valid for a period of up to four years from the date of issuance and expires on the applicant’s
  • A temporary disabled parking permit is valid for 6 months from the date of It can be renewed for an additional 6 months if needed.
  • There is no fee for a permanent There is a $15 fee for a temporary permit.
  • Applicants can make an appointment to receive their permit or mail the application to: PO Box 1590, Fort Myers, FL 33902 to receive their placard in the
  • The application can be found on our website, com/disabled-person-parking-permits.
  • An additional permit may be issued to an applicant who is a quadriplegic or a frequent traveler who needs one permit to park their vehicle at the place of departure and another to use at

Note: Any Florida resident who owns or leases a vehicle is eligible to purchase a disabled person’s license plate to use in addition to the parking permit.

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