Before applying for a disabled parking permit, remember that drivers are authorized under the Highway Safety Code to stop in a normally prohibited zone to allow a disabled person to get into or out of a vehicle as long as this operation can be safely carried out.
A disabled person must meet the three following conditions:
The public institution must meet these three conditions:
A disabled parking permit issued by a Canadian administrative authority (province or territory), U.S. administrative authority (State) or a country that is a member of or associated with the International Transport Forum is recognized by Québec only if the permit bears the international wheelchair symbol. A permit holder is therefore not required to file a disabled parking permit application with the SAAQ because the valid permit is recognized.
In other cases, an individual must file an application with the SAAQ and meet the two following conditions:
Note that the permit issued is valid only for the length of stay..