Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Accessible Parking Permit

  • Travel and Transportation

The Accessible Parking Permit, formally known as the Disabled Person Parking Permit, is issued to individuals, to entitle the vehicle, in which it is displayed, to park in a designated disabled parking space. The individual to whom the permit was issued must be with the vehicle and the permit must be displayed on the dashboard or sun visor. The permit holder can use the permit in any vehicle they are travelling in. There is no fee for an Accessible Parking Permit.

To qualify for an Accessible Parking Permit, the individual must be medically certified by their health practitioner as having one or more of the following conditions:

  • Cannot walk without assistance of another person or a brace, cane, crutch, a lower limb prosthetic device or similar assistive device or who requires the assistance of a wheelchair.
  • Severely limited in the ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, musculoskeletal or orthopaedic condition.
  • Visual acuity is 20/200 or poorer in the better eye with or without corrective lenses or whose greatest diameter of the field of vision in both eyes is 20 degrees or less.
  • Condition(s) or functional impairment that severely limits his or her mobility.

For more information:

Phone:1-800-267-8097(Toll-free), 416-326-1234 (Local), 1-800-268-7095 (Toll-free TTY), 416-325-3408 (Local TTY)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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