Persons with Disabilities – Handicap Placards

Handicap parking signs and vehiclesIf the criteria in Persons with Disabilities Parking Privileges Form DR2816 can be certified by a person fully licensed to practice medicine in Colorado, you can apply for a handicap placard at a Motor Vehicle Office in the County where you reside.

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Disability parking is provided to  assure that individuals requiring additional space to enter or exit their vehicles have the needed space and provide parking as close to the main entrance of a facility. The disability privilege allows a  qualifying individual to park in any space marked with the International Symbol of Access.  Identifying license plates and placards for persons with disabilities to park in reserved parking spaces are offered  to those who qualify. 

A person with a disability may apply for:

  • An identifying placard to be prominently displayed on a motor vehicle used to transport such person with a disability.
  • A distinguishing license plate to be displayed on a motor vehicle owned by such person.
  • If the person with a disability is also a Disabled Veteran as determined by 42-3-213(5), C.R.S., that person may elect to display the Handicap Disabled Veteran license plates.
Identifying license plates or placards shall be issued to such person by submitting a completed  to the County Motor Vehicle Office. The application must be signed by the applicant or representative.
To be considered “disabled” and eligible for persons with disabilities license plates and/or placards, the applicant must meet one of the criteria identified on the DR2219 Persons with Disabilities Parking Privileges Application.

There are no additional fees beyond the regular license fees and ownership taxes.  There are no fees for disabled license plates or placards.