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Barbara Ford-Coates - Florida Tax Collector serving Sarasota County
Exceptional Staff - Exceptional Service
Offices will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

Wheelchair License Plate

Wheelchair License PlateWheelchair License Plate​
The wheelchair plate may be issued to a disabled person who qualifies for a disabled parking permit and owns a vehicle.

 

Disabled Veteran Wheelchair License PlateDisabled Veteran Wheelchair License Plate
A Disabled Veteran may receive a wheelchair license plate for one vehicle registered in his/her name. The veteran must be honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces with a 100% service connected disability. This license plate cannot be issued for a manufactured home, a commercial vehicle or a truck with a gross vehicle weight over 26,000 pounds.

 

The following must be submitted for processing:

  • An Application for Disabled Person Parking Permit or Application for a Disabled, Disabled Veteran or Motorcycle Wheelchair Symbol License Plate
  • Proof of Florida Residency (one of the following):
    • A Florida Driver's License
    • A copy of the veteran's Declaration of Domicile, which has been properly filed with the Clerk of Circuit Court
    • A copy of the veteran's Florida Voter Information Card
    • An affidavit stating the veteran has been a resident of Florida continuously for the preceding five years
  • Proof of Disabled Veteran Eligibility stating 100% service-connected disability rating for compensation or service-connected disability rating of 100% and disability retirement pay from any branch of the United States Armed Services (one of the following):
    • A card issued by the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs or any branch of the Armed Services 
    • A letter issued by the United States Department of Veterans' Affairs or the Veterans Administration Office in St. Petersburg, FL
Offices will be closed Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day.