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Apply for a Disabled Person's Parking Permit

If you are a driver (or car passenger) with a disability, you can apply for a Disabled Person’s Parking Permit. This gives you special permissions for parking in Dublin. Find out more about these permissions below.

Apply for a permit

To get a permit contact either of the following organisations:

Disabled Drivers’ Association
Ballindine
Co. Mayo
Tel: (094) 936 4266

Irish Wheelchair Association
Driving Section
Clane
Co. Kildare
Tel: (045) 893 094

Apply for a disabled person's parking bay outside your home

If you have a physical mobility difficulty, you can apply for a disabled person's parking bay outside your home. Such a bay will be provided if you have no off-street parking and if certain other criteria are met.

Contact us at the address below to find out more.

Parking with a Disabled Person's Parking Permit

If your vehicle displays a Disabled Person's Parking Permit you have special permissions for parking in Dublin City. This includes:  

You can park in a disabled person's parking bay

These bays are extra-wide and are specially positioned to help you.

Contact us at the address below to discover the location of these bays.

You can park in an ordinary parking space for free

You can park in any Pay & Display or Permit Parking space free of charge and you can stay there for an unlimited time.

Note: All vehicles displaying a Disabled Person's Parking Permit must follow normal road safety and parking guidelines.

For more information

Dublin City Council
Administration / Traffic Advisory Group,
Roads and Traffic Department
Block 2, Floor 6
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 2257
Fax: (01) 222 2190
Email: traffic@dublincity.ie