Eligibility criteria

You may be eligible for an ACROD Parking Permit if you are legally blind. Legally blind means:

  1. visual acuity (1.1.V.50) on the Snellen Scale after correction by suitable lenses of less than 6/60 in both eyes; or
  2. constriction to within 10 degrees of fixation in the better eye irrespective of corrected visual acuity; or
  3. a combination of visual defects resulting in the same degree of vision impairment as that occurring in the above points.

How to apply

  1. Step 1. Make sure you are ready to upload a file with ONE of the following required documents:
    • Disability Support Pension - Blind Card (front and back);
    • Aged Pension – Blind card (front and back);
    • Department of Veteran Affairs' Blind Concession Card;
    • Guide Dogs WA Dog Handler Card;
    • Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dog ID Card;
    • ACROD Low Vision Certificate form completed and signed by a specialist or a medical practitioner;
    • A report from a specialist or a medical practitioner (for example, an ophthalmologist, orthoptist, optometrist or GP) addressing the eligibility criteria and confirming legally blind status.
  2. Step 2. Complete this application form and upload the file with one of the required documents.
  3. Step 3. Submit the form using the button at the bottom.

If you do not have a document confirming that you are legally blind, you can download the ACROD Low Vision Certificate form from the ACROD website. Please ask your ophthalmologist, orthoptist, optometrist or GP to fill and sign it, and then submit it together with this application form.

Assessment of applications

The ACROD Parking Program assessment team will assess each application against the eligibility criteria. If more information is needed to determine eligibility, the ACROD Parking Program may:

  • Contact the applicant (or legal guardian) to ask for additional information.
  • Contact the specialist or medical practitioner who has signed the report (if such a report is attached) to ask for additional information.

The ACROD Parking Program receives a high number of applications. Processing your application may take up to 20 working days from the date your application is received. This does not include mailing time. If your application is not successful, we will inform you about our appeals process.

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Applicant Details

Information
Postal Address
Residential Address
Legal Guardian
Please tick the box if you have any of the following:
Demographic Information
Additional information
Applicant statement
Applicant evidence of legal blindness
Applicant Signature