How do I renew a disability license plate or parking placard?
Renewing a disability license plate
Renewing a disability license plate is similar to renewing other types of plates. Disability plates can be renewed at Secretary of State offices by the plate owner or someone living at the owner’s address, by mail, or on-line through ExpressSOS. A doctor’s statement is not required with renewals.
Regular renewal fees apply. Proof of Michigan no-fault insurance is required unless your plate renewal notice shows a PIN indicating your insurance company has reported your vehicle as being insured.
If the person who qualified for the disability plate is no longer living, the disability plate must be replaced at time of renewal with a standard plate.
Additional information about disability plates can be found on this page.
Renewing a permanent disability parking placard
A permanent disability parking placard may be renewed up to 45 days before the expiration date. Renewals may be processed at any Secretary of State office with same-day service.
Other convenient options are offered for renewing a permanent disability parking placard with the new placard being issued by mail; renew by submitting a request by e-mail to the firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone at 888-SOS-MICH (888-767-6424), or by mail to:
Michigan Department of State
PO Box 30764
Lansing MI 48909-8264
Please make sure to include your expiring permit number and your name, address and a daytime phone number with your renewal request.
Temporary disability parking placard
Temporary disability parking placards cannot be renewed. A new application is required if the medical condition has not improved.
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