Applying for a permit
Checklist for online application form
To complete the online application process you will need:
If you are eligible for a permit, you can apply online, by post or in person.
You are eligible if you meet the following criteria;
There are two types of permit:
You can apply for a long-term permit if you have a permanent medical condition that affects your mobility. A long-term permit is valid for five years.
You can apply for a short-term permit if you have a temporary medical condition that affects your mobility. These are issued for a minimum of three months and a maximum of 12 months.
A three month, six month or nine month permit may be extended to a maximum of 12 months from the date of issue. This requires confirmation from your doctor that your mobility is still affected.
Apply by post or in person
You can also apply for your permit by post or in person.
How to apply for your permit by post or in person
A permit will be sent to you within seven working days from the date that we receive your application and payment.
Permits can be cancelled if misused.
Please make sure you have read and understood: