Residents' parking permits

Apply for a resident's parking permit

This application is only for those who do not have a PIN. If are doing a renewal and have a pin then please go to the Renew a resident's parking permit page.

From 1 April 2022, parking permit prices have changed. You can preview the changes with our calculator tool. Please visit our parking permit calculator page for more information.

DVLA processing dates for paper applications

The DVLA are processing paper applications in the order they are received. For a list of dates the DVLA are currently working on for their most popular paper applications, visit the GOV.UK website.

Please remember that any delay with your DVLA document might delay your permit being issued.

Apply for a resident's parking permit

Please ensure you have read through our parking guide before making an application to ensure you are eligible and understand the terms and conditions.

Make an application

To apply for a resident's permit you will need to provide each of the following below:

  • a completed application form
  • proof of where you live
  • proof that you are the main user and keeper of the vehicle
  • proof you have a driving licence that is valid in the UK

For further details, check out the what documents are required page for your application.

By proceeding with this application, you agree to the Council checking the Council Tax records for the address you provide in the application. Any anomalies or discrepancies in the Council Tax information for this address will be followed up as a result of this check.

Online application:

Apply for your parking permit

If you are moving into the borough and intend to live in the borough for more than six months, you may apply for a permit up to a week in advance of your move. Your permit will be valid from the day before you are due to move in.

  • Applications can take up to two working days to process
  • You must complete the online Parking Permit application form, attaching the required documentation
  • We will send you an email confirmation following receipt of your application, this will contain your unique FS reference number
  • We will process your application 
  • Once the permit is approved and live, we will send you an email requesting payment
  • If the application is rejected, we will let you know why
  • You must make payment within 72 hours of the permit being approved
  • If we identify a permit with an outstanding balance after this time, RBKC reserves the right to cancel your permit
  • We will email you to let you know if we have cancelled your permit, this email will contain advice and steps to follow, if you still require the permit.
  • You are liable for any Penalty Charge Notices issued if your permit is cancelled

 

By post:

  • You must complete a Resident Parking Permit Application Form, attaching copies of required documentation and payment.
  • You should send your application and payment to: Resident Parking, Town Hall, Horton Street, London W8 7NX.
  • It can take up to 10 working days for us to process your application.
  • We will process your application.
  • Once the permit is approved and live, we will send you an email requesting payment.
  • If the application is rejected, we will let you know why.
  • You must make payment within 72 hours of the permit being approved.
  • If we identify a permit with an outstanding balance after this time, RBKC reserves the right to cancel your permit.
  • We will email you to let you know if we have cancelled your permit, this email will contain advice and steps to follow, if you still require the permit.
  • You are liable for any Penalty Charge Notices issued if your permit is cancelled.

Please note that it is your responsibility to contact Parking to notify us if you decide you no longer require your parking permit.  You will not incur charges if you recall your application within 24 hours of submission.

You can contact us on 020 7361 4381 or email residentparking@rbkc.gov.uk.

Costs

Permits are priced according to CO2 emissions (for vehicles registered after 1 March 2001) or by engine size (for vehicles registered before March 2001).

To find out your CO2 rating or engine size visit Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

 

Last updated: 6 May 2022