Apply for an Accessible Parking Permit

From Monday 29 March 2021, a new Accessible Parking Permit (APP) Scheme and online administration system will be in place. This replaces the previous disabled parking permits application process.

Read about the new process for applying , renewing or replacing a accessible parking permit:

Apply as an individual

Step 1.Apply for a new permit, renew a permit or replace a permit on the VicRoads website.

Apply online  

Step 2.Receive an application reference number via SMS.

A paper-based version of the application is available if you don’t have access to a mobile phone or the internet. Please contact our customer service centre if you require a paper form.

Step 3.Take your reference number to your GP or occupational therapist.

Your GP or occupational therapist will complete an online assessment and submit your application.

Step 4.Your local council will review the application.

If your application is successful, you’ll receive your permit in the mail.

Apply as an organisation

Step 1.Apply for a new permit, renew a permit or replace a permit on the VicRoads website.

Apply online

Step 2.Receive an application reference number via SMS and email.

Council will review the application.

Step 3.If your application is successful,  pick up your permit from Council.

You can find our service centre locations on our Contact Us page.

About the Accessible Parking Permit Scheme

The APP scheme streamlines the application process, making it easier and more consistent. Improvements include:

  • new temporary permits for 6, 12 or 24 months
  • increased permit length to 5 years for individuals
  • a new permanent disability classification, so that reassessments are not required for future permit renewals
  • a new single and secure state-wide permit design that will reduce the misuse of permits
  • the inclusion of occupational therapists as assessors, in addition to GPs
  • double time (green permits) and permits for organisations will continue under the new scheme. 

Assistance and Frequently Asked Questions

Find more information for common questions, the application process and disputes resolution on the accessible parking FAQ on the VicRoads website.