Resident on-street parking permit
Can I apply for a resident permit?
You can apply if the address given on your application is your sole
or main residence where you live for a minimum of 4 nights a week
and is not a car free property.
If you live in a car free property you
can only apply in person or by post if you are a disabled blue
badge holder and the vehicle is registered at your address (you do
not have to be the registered keeper), a decantee or under the
Permit Transfer Scheme.
Your vehicle must not exceed 2.3m (8’6”) in
height or 5.2m (16’8”) in length.
Online application - what documents do I
You must scan one proof of residency and
proof of vehicle chosen from the list below:
Proof of residency
- Your council tax bill for the current year
showing your full legal name
- Your driving licence (not the counterpart)
showing your full legal name and address in the borough
Proof of vehicle
- UK Registration Certificate (V5C) showing
your full legal name (please scan the second
- New Keeper Supplement V5C/2 (green slip
completed by the seller when you buy the car) and the insurance
certificate and insurance schedule showing your name and address
(please scan all documents
Online application check - what will
Please note that you do not qualify for a
permit until your documents have been approved. We will send you an
email within 2 working days to let you know if your application has
been accepted or rejected.
Online application timescales - how long will it
If your application is successful it can take
up to 5 working days for the parking permit to reach you in the
post from the day that you apply.
In the meantime, you will have to make alternative parking
arrangements to avoid being issued with a Penalty Charge
To help us to process your application quickly please make
sure that you only scan the documents requested, otherwise your
application will be rejected and it can take up to 28 days for a
refund to be made back to the card.
Apply online for a permit
Applying in person or by post - what documents do I need?
You will need to complete an application and provide proof of
residency and proof of vehicle as stated in section 3 & 4 on
The two main documents that we accept are your Council tax
reference number and your UK Registration Certificate (V5C) showing
your full legal name.
Your permit price band is determined by the
CO2 emission recorded on the UK Registration Certificate
(V5C). Find our much your permit will cost from
fees and charges page.
You permit is issued free of charge if the
vehicle is exempt from road tax (you must apply in person or by
Where you can park
Your permit is only valid in parking bays
- Resident Permit Holders Only
- Permit Holders Only or
- Permit Holders or Pay at Machine
Your permit is not valid in any other bay,
including pay and display bays signed with ‘Pay at Machine’
Your permit is also valid for up to three
hours in the other control zones. For further information please
refer to the application
Change of address or vehicle
You must return your permit. For further
information and changes please refer to the
Where to apply
Parking helpline: 020 7364 5003 (Monday to
Friday, 8am to 8pm; Saturday, 8am to 4pm)