Legally blind - If the person has less than 20/200 of visual acuity in the better eye with correcting lenses or
visual acuity greater than 20/200 but with a limitation in the field of vision such that the widest diameter of the
visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
Mobility problems which substantially impairs the person's ability to walk. This includes any of the following
situations where a person:
Cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest;
Cannot walk without the use of or assistance from an assistance device, including a brace, cane, crutch, another
person or a prosthetic device;
Cannot ambulate without a wheelchair or similar device;
Is restricted by lung disease to the extent that the person's forced respiratory volume for one second, measured
by spirometry, is less than one litre, or the arterial oxygen tension is less, than 60 millimetres or mercury on room
air at rest;
Uses portable oxygen;
Has a cardiac condition to the extent that the person's functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III
or Class IV according to standards set by the American Heart Association;
Is severely limited in the ability to walk because of an arthritic neurological, or orthopedic condition; or has
another debilitating condition that, in the opinion of a physician, licensed to practice medicine in the Cayman
Islands, limits or impairs the person's ability to walk.
If you or a person, whom you regularly transport, qualifies for a Disabled Person Registration Plate or
TAG, or have questions regarding the above stated conditions, please contact your physician for a disability
The Director of the Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing cannot take a decision to grant Disabled
Persons TAGS or Registration Plates until a Doctor has completed a Disability Assessment (see bottom
portion of application form - on overleaf).
Disabled Persons' Registration Plates will generally only be issued to:
institutions directly concerned with the carriage of the Disabled (e.g. The Light House School), or
In the case of a private vehicle, where it is clear that the vehicle in question is adapted and being used
primarily for the transportation of PERMANENTLY DISABLED PERSON/S; AND,
That the vehicle in question is the primary mode of transport for the disabled person (i.e. the intended
SectionS 119 & 14 (5) Traffic Act (2021 Revision)
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Terms & Conditions
Depending on the application being made, you will be required to provide digital copies of supporting
documents for the application to be processed and approved.
All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required and each field has some help information. Please pay
attention to the correct format for dates and telephone numbers in particular.
Processing applications submitted online require backend processing and approval and customers are
required to allow at least 24 hours based on a Monday – Friday cycles to receive approval
notifications via email. Only then can a customer visit any of DVDL’s branches to process their
applications and pay the requisite fee for the desired service(s).
If an application is deemed to be urgent, then a customer may have to visit the branch and manually
complete a form to process such an application.
For your protection, once you start the application you will not be able to save it and return later on.
If you leave the application idle for 10 minutes, the page will expire and you may be returned to
the main page. If you click the 'Cancel Application' button at any stage all data entered will be
At the end of the process you will receive confirmation on screen that your application was successfully
lodged and a copy of the confirmation sent to your email for future reference. If you do not receive
your confirmation for the application and subsequent communication emails for your approval status in
your inbox, please check your email spam and junk folders. Ensure emails from firstname.lastname@example.org are not
being blocked by your email spam or junk mail filter.
Your application will be based solely on the information you provide via the form and therefore, it is
imperative to ensure that you provide the most accurate details & associated documentation to support
your application. If there is an issue with your application, we may have to contact you for further
information, thereby delaying your approval beyond the 24 hours timeline.
All electronic documents must be PDF, JPG, GIF, TIF or PNG and no more than 2MB in size. Illegible
documents due to low image quality may result in delays to the processing of your applications.
By opting to use this service you agree that the department will process your application in line with
published on our website.