Permits for Disabled Parking

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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,
Environment and Transportation Department
Block 2, Floor 6
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

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

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