Disabled Parking Placards

Eligible Albertans can receive a parking placard and/or disabled license plate that enables them to use specially designated parking facilities.

To qualify, an individual must be unable to walk more than 50 meters.

To apply for a placard, your physician, physiotherapist or occupational therapist must complete a Parking Placard Application Form and it must be submitted.

A completed Parking Placard Application Form must be submitted in-person to Rangeland Agencies.  Emailed or mailed applications cannot be submitted.

There are three different types of placards:

  1. Blue placards for those with long-term disabilities that are valid for five years
  2. Blue placards for those with permanent disabilities that can be self-declared every five years without a medical personnel signature
  3. Red placards for those with temporary disabilities that will affect them for a period of three to twelve months.

Visitors in need without an existing placard may apply for a temporary red placard for the duration of their visit.

For more information, visit Service Alberta.