The issuing of primary medical certificates for disabled drivers and passengers has been suspended due to a court decision in June.

Confirmation has been made in a written reply from the Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe to Independent TD Denis Naughten.

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection

have arange of measures to provide income support to

people affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Derek Farrell RIP. Derek was the CEO of the DDAI for 17 years and was a member the board of directors until his retirement in 2019. Derek's involvement with the DDAI spanned 31 years and he has left an indelible stamp on the organisation. He will be sadly missed.…/derek-farrell-caragh-kildare/415608

New Date DDAI 50th AGM

The DDAI AGM will take place on Wednesday 7th October at 5pm.  This years AGM will be on online event only.  To register for the Webinar please login to the member area of the DDAI website.


As a disabled driver or passenger purchasing an Electric Vehicle (EV) you can claim the SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland) grant independent of any other tax benefit you may receive.

The maximum grant available is €5,000 – for further information on the level of grants available please visit

As of February 2020, disabled drivers and disabled passengers whose vehicles are tax exempt under the drivers and passengers with disabilities tax relief scheme are exempt from tolls on each toll road in the state.

Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) Emission Levy

IMPORTANT: If a vehicle is exempt under the Disabled Drivers & Passengers Tax Relief Scheme, the NOx is included in the exemption If NOx has been paid there will be refund given shortly.

Europcar Mobility Group Ireland partners with the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland
in a new mobility initiative

Europcar Mobility Group Ireland has partnered with the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland in a new initiative to make their Dublin Airport locations as accessible and convenient as possible for customers with limited mobility.

Blue Badge, Parking Card, Disability badge etc. it has many names, but what exactly is it?

Do you think you or someone you know is entitled to get Parking Permit? Check out our NEW Eligibility Wizard here -

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Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland,
Ballindine, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

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