Please follow the process of applying for a parking disc by clicking [here]

Application Procedure for an Accessible Parking Disc


The application form is available from the offices and sub-offices of GPAPD and can be emailed/fax or collected by the applicant.

2. ALL the relevant documentation MUST be completed in FULL by the applicant as well as his/her medical practitioner (application form).
  • The application should be accompanied by a medical certificate from a registered health Professional or an OT (Occupational Therapist), or Physio or medical Doctor.
3. Please refer to the Criteria and Conditions for use of a parking disc [Click here for more details]


Once all the documentation has been completed, the applicant MUST send it back to GPAPD via fax or e-mail together with a certified copy of the applicant’s ID document. NO APPLICATION WILL BE PROCESSED IF ANY DOCUMENTATION IS OUTSTANDING OR INCOMPLETE.

5. The disc is registered in the applicant's name and can be used with any vehicle.

A Parking disc will be issued for a maximum period of 5 years after which the applicant must re-apply, or 2 years (Temporary disc depending on nature of disability).


All Application forms will be kept on record by GPAPD.


In case of a disc being stolen / lost, the applicant MUST provide an affidavit indicating the circumstances, and requesting another disc. This application will also be viewed by the screening panel before approval.


The disc gets issued in the applicant's name and can be used in any vehicle.

10. Screening Panel:

- The venue for screening will be at Mandeville Sport Centre, Bez Valley, Jhb - applicants will be provided with a map together with all the relevant documentation when applying for a disc;

- The person applying for the disc MUST appear in front of a screening panel who will evaluate each application on an individual base;

- Applicants will be timeously informed of the date, time and venue for the screening;

- The screening panel reserves the right to request any additional report(s) or information from the applicant once the application has been received.

11. Cost (once-off payment):

R200 (two hundred rand - cash only) NON REFUNDABLE payable on day of Screening.


Home visits:


Home visit(s) by member(s) of the panel will ONLY be approved on instructions of the panel, depending on the health of an applicant. The applicant MUST PROVIDE MEDICAL PROOF that travelling will be a health risk.


Costs for home visits (once-off payment):

Kempton Park - R300

Edenvale - R400

Benoni - R300

Boksburg - R400

Brakpan - R400

Germiston - R400

Alberton - R450

Springs - R450

Nigel - R450

Bedfordview/Kensington/Bez Valley - R400


Application for Appeal:

- Unsuccessful applicants have recourse to appeal the decision of the screening panel.

- The appeal must be lodged with the Director of GPAPD, clearly stating the reason for the appeal.

- The decision will be re-evaluated,  noting the motivation and reason for the appeal.

- The outcome of the appeal will, therefore, be conveyed to the applicant in writing by the Director of GPAPD.


Only discs issued by the Traffic Department are legal.
Discs obtained from the internet, pharmacies, printing shops and markets are illegal and applicants obtaining these discs can be fined up to R500 or the wheels will be clamped.








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