Australian disability parking permits are issued in South Australia for people with a disability and organisations that provide transport services.
The universal permit design is recognised in every Australian state.
You can apply for a disability parking permit in South Australia if all of these conditions apply to you:
Organisations providing transport services to at least four people with disabilities may also apply for a disability parking permit.
Complete the form MR256 application for an Australian disability parking permit 745.9 KB.
Ask a medical practitioner to complete and sign the relevant parts of the application.
Declare that the permit will only be used when transporting persons who fit the above definition.
Holders of permanent disability parking permits (including organisations) are sent an invitation to renew their permit approximately six weeks prior to the expiry of the permit.
Renewing your permit costs $10 for one year or $20 for five years.
If your permit has been lost, stolen or damaged it will be replaced free of charge.
A disability parking permit can be renewed or replaced in these ways:
It usually takes two weeks from when you paid, for a new permit to arrive by post.
Temporary disability parking permits cannot be renewed.
An Australian disability parking permit can be issued for up to five years.
A temporary Australian disability parking permit cannot be issued for more than one year.
Disability parking permits:
If a sign indicates that a time limit applies to disability parking space there is no additional time allowed.
The National minimum parking concessions for the Australian disability parking permit have been introduced to South Australia.
If the time limit on a parking sign is:
If the parking sign is in an area set aside for people with disabilities, the additional parking concessions do not apply.
You should not exceed any parking sign time limits applying to a parking area for people with disabilities.
Hook permits must be removed from display before the vehicle is driven. This is to ensure the permit does not obscure the vision of the driver.
A person must not display or allow a permit to be displayed other than to transport the holder of the permit, or if the permit is issued to an organisation, for the transport of a person with a disability to whom the organisation provides services.
An Australian disability parking permit may be cancelled if the holder of the permit is no longer eligible for the permit or if the holder of the permit is convicted of misuse.
Australian disability parking scheme - Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Service SA customer service centre
Phone 13 10 84
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