Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

If you want to transfer your existing disability placard to a plate, you may apply to do so if you currently have a permanent placard.
Processing time varies based upon application volume. Please allow at least 30 business days for processing.

RMV - Medical Affairs

The Details of Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

What you need for Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

You may convert or transfer your existing permanent disability placard to a disability plate. You must be listed as the primary owner of the vehicle. To complete this, submit a signed, written request for the transfer to the RMV's Medical Affairs. You must be the primary owner of the vehicle in order to have a disability plate issued.

Include the following information in your written request:

  • Current disability placard number
  • Name and mailing address 
  • Reason for the transfer

You do not need to complete a disability plate application.

When the RMV processes your written request, instructions for completing the transaction will be sent to you.

Fees for Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

Registration fees may apply. Refer to the RMV's Schedule of Fees

How to transfer Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

To transfer your existing disability placard to a disability plate, mail your request to:


Registry of Motor Vehicles
Attention: Medical Affairs 
PO Box 55889
Boston, MA 02205-5889

Bring the written request to the RMV Haymarket Service Center at:

Registry of Motor Vehicles - Haymarket Center
3rd Floor
136 Blackstone St.
Boston, MA

More info for Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

You cannot have both a disability plate and a permanent disability placard.

You may be issued a temporary placard for up to 24 months.

Contact for Transfer your disability placard to a disability plate

Address
Mailing Address
PO Box 55889, Attention: Medical Affairs, Boston, MA 02205-5889
Physical Address
136 Blackstone Street, Haymarket Center, Boston, MA 02109
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