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Deaf or Hard of Hearing Designation


A special driver’s license is provided for deaf motorists or those with a hearing impairment of 41-db loss or more. Your license will have the international symbol of the deaf or a numerical code printed on it.

  • There is no additional fee for this license.

How to obtain a Deaf or Hard of Hearing Designation

  • Follow the same steps necessary to receive a regular driver’s license.
  • In addition, complete a driver’s license application Form BA-208 (found only at motor vehicle agencies) and provide verification of your condition from a physician or audiologist.