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Military Validations - Specialty and Disabled License Plates

Disabled Veterans Parking Requirements (PDF)

FREE PARKING* for Disabled Veterans & Texas Specialty license plate holders will only be honored when the customer presents the following at the parking exit:

  • Vehicle that has permanently affixed license plate with approved DV or specialty
  • Driver's License or Military ID card
  • Copy of the Vehicle Registration renewal receipt. (click here for sample picture)
  • Completed Parking Validation Form

The Validation form is available at the exit booth or you can print the form

If you do not have a copy of your vehicle registration receipt, a copy can be obtained at the count Tax Assessors Office or regional service center in person ($2.00) or by mail ($3.00).

To find your local office click hereThe required form may be downloaded from the Texas Motor vehicle website.

Request for Texas Motor Vehicle Information (Form VTR-275)

The exemption for payment is granted on the condition that the vehicle is being operated by or used for the transportation of the owner and recipient of the disabled veteran or specialty military license plate. 

No refunds after exit will be granted.

*Vehicles left longer than 30 days are subject to tow at owner's expense.

Disabled Veteran License Plates (Issued by any State)

Veterans who have permanently affixed disabled veteran license plates on the vehicles parked at the San Antonio International Airport are granted validated parking for their entire parking stay within the Airport public parking facilities. Disabled veteran license plates issued by the State of Texas or any other U.S. state that indicate on the face of the license plate that the owner of the vehicle is a disabled veteran of the United States will be honored.

Specialty License Plates (Texas Issued Only)

Complimentary parking is extended to those veterans who have certain recognized specialty service plates issued by the State of Texas. The complimentary parking is applicable when the registered owner(s) of the vehicle (includes spouse or surviving spouse, if listed on the vehicle registration) are in the vehicle when exiting the parking area. The following is a list of those plates that are recognized by Texas State Law (Texas Transportation Code 681.008 and 504.317) and San Antonio City Code.

  • Air Medal
  • Air Medal with Valor
  • Air Force Cross
  • Airman's Medal
  • Bronze Star
  • Bronze Star with Valor
  • Congressional Medal of Honor
  • Coast Guard Medal
  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal
  • Defense Superior Service Medal
  • Distinguished Flying Cross
  • Distinguished Flying Cross with Valor
  • Distinguished Service Cross
  • Distinguished Service Medal(s)
    • Air Force
    • Army
    • Coast Guard
    • Navy
    • Department of Defense
    • Department of Homeland Security
    • Department of Transportation
  • Legion of Merit
  • Legion of Valor
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Medal
  • Navy Cross
  • Pearl Harbor Survivor
  • Prisoner of War Medal
  • Purple Heart
  • Silver Star
  • Soldier's Medal
  • WWII Veteran


San Antonio Airport Parking Map