Today we’ll discuss how to get a disabled parking permit in Las Vegas. We’ll be answering all of your crucial questions, including… What types of disabled parking permits are available in Las Vegas? How do I get a handicap parking permit in Las Vegas? What are the qualifying conditions for a disabled parking permit in Las Vegas? And is handicap parking free in Las Vegas?

What Types of Disabled Parking Permits Are Available In Las Vegas?

The following types of disabled parking permits are available in Las Vegas, Nevada:

  • Permanent disabled license plates, placard, or stickers
  • Moderate disabled placard or motorcycle stickers
  • Temporary disabled placard or motorcycle stickers
  • Disabled Veterans license plates

How To Get A Disabled Parking Permit In Las Vegas

So, how do I get a handicap parking permit in Las Vegas? The best way to begin the process of applying for a disabled parking permit in Las Vegas is to arrange a telemedicine video consultation with a Nevada-licensed medical professional at Disabled Parking.

Once you’ve received your medical certification, you’ll need to obtain a Nevada disabled parking permit application form. The application form needs to be completed by the applicant and the certifying licensed Nevada medical professional.

You can then submit your application to the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles in one of the following ways:

  • By mail: 555 Wright Way Carson City, NV 89711
  • By fax: (775) 684-4797
  • Dropped off in-person at a DMV full-service office
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What Are The Qualifying Conditions For A Disabled Parking Permit In Las Vegas?

You will qualify for a disabled parking permit in Las Vegas if you are disabled in one or more of the following ways:

  • You cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest
  • You cannot walk without the use of a brace, cane, crutch, wheelchair, or another device, or another person
  • You are restricted by lung disease
  • You use portable oxygen
  • You have a cardiac condition that is classified as Class III or Class IV according to the American Heart Association
  • You are visually handicapped
  • You are severely limited in your ability to walk because of an arthritic, neurological, or orthopedic condition

Who Can Verify A Handicap Parking Application In Las Vegas?

The following types of medical professionals can verify an application for handicap parking in Las Vegas:

  • Licensed physician
  • Advanced practice registered nurse
  • Physician assistant

How Much Do Disabled Parking Permits Cost In Las Vegas?

All types of disabled parking permits are free in Las Vegas, Nevada.

When Do Las Vegas Disabled Parking Permits Expire?

Temporary disabled placards and motorcycle stickers expire after six months. Moderate disabled placards and motorcycle stickers expire after two years. Permanent disabled license plates, placards, and stickers expire after ten years.

How Do I Renew My Las Vegas Disabled Parking Permit?

To renew a permanent disabled parking permit in Las Vegas, you’ll need to submit a new application form. However, you will not need to get a new medical certification. Permanent permit holders are sent a renewal notice by mail prior to their permit expiring.

When renewing a temporary or moderate disabled parking placard in Las Vegas, you’ll need to get new medical certification. No renewal notices are mailed to temporary or moderate disabled parking permit holders prior to their permits expiring, so if you still need your permit after its expiry period has elapsed, you’ll need to keep on top of renewal.

Can I Use My Out-Of-State Handicap Placard In Las Vegas Nevada?

Yes, handicap permit holders from any other US state or US overseas territory can use their permit in Las Vegas. Permit holders from the following countries can also use their permits in Las Vegas:

  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • UK
  • EU
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Japan
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Las Vegas Handicap Parking Enforcement Rules

The Las Vegas metropolitan area has its own disabled parking enforcement rules and regulations that are different from other jurisdictions in Nevada.

Is Handicap Parking Free In Las Vegas?

Handicap parking is free in the following places in Las Vegas:

  • Designated disabled parking spaces (marked with the International Symbol of Access)
  • Metered, on-street parking spaces for up to four hours (after which time payment is required)

Disabled parking permit-holders are not allowed to park:

  • In any area that is signposted “No Parking Allowed”
  • On an intersection
  • In a loading bay
  • In front of or in a driveway

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