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

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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. 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 Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) processes your written request, instructions for completing the transaction will be sent to you.

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 Branch
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 about 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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