Temporary Disabled Placard

A Temporary Disabled Placard (placard) is a removable windshield placard that is to be hung from the rearview mirror of a PARKED vehicle in order to park in disabled parking spaces. The placard must be used ONLY when a physically disabled person is the occupant of the motor vehicle at the time of parking or when the physically disabled person is being dropped off or picked up. The placard MUST NOT be hung from the rearview mirror when driving the vehicle. The validated receipt of the Application for Disabled Person Placard (Form 2769) must be in the vehicle when the placard is in use.


Who qualifies for a Temporary Disabled Placard?

Any temporarily physically disabled person, parent or guardian of a temporarily physically disabled person, a not-for-profit group or organization that transports more than one temporarily physically disabled person.


What is the definition of a "temporarily physically disabled person?"

The term means a "physically disabled" person whose disability or incapacity can be expected to last no more than 180 days.


What is the definition of "physically disabled?"

Section 301.142.1 RSMo defines “physical disability” as listed below::


Who determines temporary physical disability?

A licensed physician, chiropractor, podiatrist, physician's assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, or optometrist must certify the person is temporarily "physically disabled" by completing a Physician's Statement for Disabled Person's Placard (Form 1776) that indicates the expected period of disability.


How do I apply for a Temporary Disabled Placard?

Complete an Application for Disabled Person Placard (Form 2769) and have your licensed physician, chiropractor, podiatrist, physician's assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, or optometrist complete a Physician’s Statement for Disabled Person’s Placard (Form 1776).

These forms can be printed from your computer, or obtained at your local license office or our online order form. Once the forms are completed, submit them along with the appropriate fee, either by mail to the MOTOR VEHICLE BUREAU, PO BOX 100, JEFFERSON CITY, MO 65105-0100, or in person at any Missouri license office.

The fee is $2 for a Temporary Disabled Placard that will expire according to the period of disability (not to exceed 180 days) that is stated on the Physician's Statement for Disabled Person's Placard (Form 1776).


Can the Temporary Disabled Placard be renewed?

Yes, it may be renewed once for a period not to exceed 180 days by submitting a new Application for Disabled Person Placard (Form 2769), a new Physician's Statement for Disabled Person's Placard (Form 1776), and a $2 fee.


How do I apply for a replacement Temporary Disabled Placard?

If your Temporary Disabled Placard has been lost, stolen, mutilated, destroyed, or was never received, you may apply for a replacement Temporary Disabled Placard. Submit a notarized Application for Disabled Person Placard (DOR-2769), a copy of your latest validated receipt for the original placard, and the appropriate fee either by mail to the MOTOR VEHICLE BUREAU, PO BOX 100, JEFFERSON CITY, MO 65105-0100, or in person at any Missouri license office. Note: If you are unable to submit your latest validated receipt for the original placard, you may be required to have your licensed physician, chiropractor, podiatrist, physician's assistant, advanced practice registered nurse, or optometrist complete a new Physician’s Statement for Disabled Person’s Placard (Form 1776) and submit it with your application. The fee for a replacement Temporary Disabled Placard is $4.


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