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mainecoon lover
03-07-2008, 04:03 PM
Uk guest can no longer use there blue badge for parking in Florida. You will need to obtain a temporary disabled parking tag. You can apply in person at any of the issuing tax collectors office. You will need to produce your blue badge, photo id and proof of home address for the applicant. This will cost $15 and they accept cash, credit card and travellers cheques. The tag is valid for 90 days.
If you are hiring an adapted vehicle from a company out there check with them to see if they will provide the tag. The company i used did.

http://www.octaxcol.com/OfficeLocations.htm

http://www.flhsmv.gov/offices/seminole.html (there is one close to Sanford airport)

http://www.osceolataxcollector.org/locations-hours.html.

(office hours are 8am-4.30pm Mon-Fri.)

You can apply by post from the uk.

Tag Department
Osceola Tax Collector
2501 E Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
Kissimmee
Florida 34744
USA


You will need to pay the $15 by money order. You can pay by credit card, i would phone them for info on how to do this 407 742 4000/ fax 407 742 3995.
please enclose these forms of id.


1- Copy of your UK disabled badge (both sides)
2- Copy of your photo ID from your passport
3- Money order for $15 payable to Osceola County Tax Collector.

Allow 4 weeks for delivery. The tag will be valid for 6 months. Make sure you send it recorded delivery. Do not send cash.

Tink
03-07-2008, 04:52 PM
Thank you for posting this. I think it is a huge load of rubbish that they've changed the policy and no longer honor UK badges. But it is important for others to know. :)

mainecoon lover
03-07-2008, 05:00 PM
Thank you for posting this. I think it is a huge load of rubbish that they've changed the policy and no longer honor UK badges. But it is important for others to know. :)

Totally agree with you.