Changes to the residents on-street parking permit

From 1 July 2017, residents will be able to apply for a new permit through the online application or at a One Stop Shop, but no longer by post. Residents renewing their parking permits will only be able to do so online, but no longer by telephone or post.

Parking permits

Resident parking permits – terms and conditions

Please read the resident parking permit terms and conditions before applying.

Apply online for a new resident permit

Before you apply online you must email and attach both your documents below showing your full name and address in Tower Hamlets:

  • UK DRIVING LICENCE.
  • UK REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE  ( Only attach the page section numbered 4 to 8).

Please note that we only accept the above documents for an online application and we do not accept the new keeper supplement (green slip when you purchase a new vehicle).

Email your documents to be checked to permits@towerhamlets.gov.uk and enter 'Online application check' in the email subject line.

We will email you within two working days the permit price band and the link to apply online.

You will have to allow up to five working days to receive your permit. In the meantime, you will have to make alternative parking arrangements.

Online renewals of resident permits

You can renew your resident parking permit online if you have received a renewal letter containing:

  • your unique webcode, and
  • none of the details on your permit have changed.

Renew your parking permit online

Parking permit applications

Please note that from 1 July 2017 the following products will be discontinued:

•           Business scratchards

•           Contractor daily permits.

Please ensure you have the latest version as we are unable to process an application which is out-of-date. This should ensure that you have accurate and up-to-date information.

Application forms can also be obtained from your local One Stop Shop.

Permit fraud

Tower Hamlets has a specialist anti-fraud team investigating permit fraud, including counterfeit permits, stolen permits, misuse of disabled badges and forged permits. All reports are treated in strictest confidence.