Guidelines for Eligibility and Required Documentation
1. Persons Eligible for the
2. Required Documentation
Applicants are required to show one of the following forms of documentation to establish proof of permanent disability:
††††††††††† (1) A statement signed by a licensed physician attesting that the applicant has a permanent physical, mental, or sensory impairment that severely limits one or more major life activity;
††††† (2) A document issued by a Federal agency, such as the Veteranís Administration, which attests that the applicant has been medically determined to be eligible to receive Federal benefits as a result of disability. Other acceptable Federal agency documents include proof of receipt of Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) due to disability.
†††††††† (3) A document issued by a State agency, such as the vocational rehabilitation agency, which attests that the applicant has been medically determined to be eligible to receive that agencyís benefits or services as a result of medically determined† permanent disability.† Showing a State motor vehicle department disability sticker, hang tag, or license plate is not acceptable documentation because those items do not identify the individual to whom that disability related permit was issued.
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