Temporary or Permanent Change of Vehicle Registration

You will need to notify us if you:

  • change your vehicle either permanently or temporarily
  • have a new number plate

The information below explains what documents you will need to submit to us for the application to be processed successfully.


Permanent change of vehicle

We charge £14 to change the vehicle details on your permit.

You need to provide:

  • a completed change of vehicle details form and
  • proof that you own or use the new vehicle

In addition you need to provide copies of either:

  • sales invoice and insurance
  • or the new keeper supplement and insurance
  • or personalised vehicle registration (V750) and insurance
  • or a number plate authorisation certificate (V948) and insurance

You will keep the remaining time left on the permit and we will not charge more or refund the difference if the emissions rating of the new vehicle is different from the old one. The new fee will apply when you renew your permit.


Temporary change of vehicle

We charge £14 to change the vehicle details on your permit.

You need to provide copies of:

  • a completed change of vehicle details form and
  • proof that you are using the temporary vehicle

In addition you need to send us a copy of one of the following:

  • a letter from a garage or insurance company stating your vehicle is in for repairs and the details about the courtesy vehicle
  • or the lease or hire agreement
  • you are allowed to use a borrowed vehicle providing it doesn’t have a permit – send us a copy of the the vehicle registration certificate (V5C) and a letter from the owner stating you are the only person using the vehicle

We will update your electronic (virtual) permit with the registration number of the temporary replacement vehicle.

You are responsible for contacting us when you want to change the registration number on the virtual permit back to your permanent vehicle, you can email us at residentparkingpost@rbkc.gov.uk, updates should be processed within 24 hours, any requests sent after 4pm on Friday will not be processed until the next working day. You may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice if you fail to do so.

We issue temporary permits for a maximum of 4 weeks.


New number plate

We charge £14 to replace your permit if you have a new number plate.

For a replacement permit you need to send us:

  • a completed replacement permit form
  • proof that you own or use the new vehicle

In addition you need to provide on​e of the following:

  • personalised vehicle registration (V750) covered with insurance
  • or a number plate authorisation certificate (V948) covered with insurance
     

Apply for a temporary or permanent change of vehicle registration

Apply for a temporary or permanent change of vehicle registration by completing this form online and attach all associated documents for review.

Submit a change via our online form

Your application may take up to two working days to be processed.

Once you have completed the form, attaching the required documentation, you will receive a confirmation acknowledgement email with an attached PDF which will contain your new vehicle details. This should be printed off and made visible on your window screen to avoid receiving a Penalty Charge

Notice, it is valid for 5 days whilst your application is being processed.

If you do not have a printer please call the Customer Services Department 0207 361 3019 between the hours of 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

Once your application has been reviewed and processed the permit will be active, following this, a payment request email will be sent to you which contain a payment link for you to use. 

Payment must be made within 72 hours of receipt of payment link, failure to make payment will lead to your permit being automatically cancelled. You will be liable for any Penalty Charge Notice issued due to a permit being cancelled.

Residents' parking permit replacement form


Change of personal details

If you change your name or telephone number or move home within the borough while your permit is still valid, you will need to fill in a Change of Personal Details form and supply proof of the change.

We do not charge for changing your personal details.

Resident Parking Change of Details Form 2017