Thanks to Anna for sharing from DDOT:
“Welcome to the District Department of Transportation’s (DDOT) Visitor Parking Pass
District of Columbia residents may register for a visitor parking pass online, or by contacting the DDOT Call Center at (202) 671-2700. An annual VPP is free for eligible residents.
To register for a 2018 Visitor Parking Pass online, please follow these six easy steps:
Step 1: Click on the “Register for 2018 VPP” button at the bottom of the webpage.
Step 2: Enter your address number and street name only — without using commas or periods — and then click the “Verify Address” button.
Step 3: Find your address on the list that appears, click on it, and then hit the “Next” button on the bottom of the webpage.
Step 4: Enter your contact information.
Step 5: Enter your DC DMV Issued Driver License or Non-Driver Identification Number.
Step 6: Review your information, click on the box next to “I certify that the information provided on this application is accurate”, and then click “Submit Your Request”.
Step 7: Record your confirmation number for your records, or click “Print Confirmation Page” to print a confirmation page.
Providing false information for an annual visitor parking pass can subject the applicant to fines.”