Family members may apply for a Carer’s Permit in the situation where the family needs to look after a family member on a voluntary ongoing daily basis.
Carer’s permits are only issued to family members. A family member includes; Father, Mother, Brother, Sister, Son, Daughter, Uncle, Aunt, Niece/Nephew, etc.
Note: If you are already registered on this site and have previously applied for this permit, then please click/tap on NEW+ to repeat the process. If you are using a mobile device, hit the Applications button and then select NEW+
If this is your first time applying for this permit, simply click/tap Apply
- Carer’s permits are valid for one year at a cost of €20.
In order to apply for a Carer’s Permit the applicant (person requiring the care) is required to include the following with the Application:
- Medical Report Form completed by their G.P. This can be downloaded Here
- Utility Bill or Financial Statement dated within the last 3 months
The following documentation in respect of each of the carer’s (maximum of 4 carers) is required to be included with the application form:
- Vehicle Licensing Certificate or Log Book
- Valid Vehicle Insurance Certificate (Insurance discs/schedules/cover letters will not be accepted)
One permit may be issued and can include up to a maximum of 4 cars.
Only one Carer can use the permit at any one time.
Cork City Council reserves the right to terminate a permit and/or permit application if deemed necessary due to insufficient documentation, further information required, eligibilty for permit, misuse, etc.
Cork City Council reserves the right to request whatever further information is required to evaluate the eligibility of applications.
The permit shall be prominently displayed in the interior of the vehicle so that the full permit is clearly and fully legible through the front windscreen from outside the vehicle.