How to apply

How to apply

Apply online

You can now apply for your residential parking permit online.
It's easy and convenient. Follow the link below to get started.

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Request your parking permit

To apply for a residential or visitor parking permit download and review the parking permit guide below, which outlines the eligibility criteria for the scheme and lists the documents you will need to supply with your application. Remember that visitor permits are not currently available in all areas.

If you are satisfied you meet the requirements, complete and print an application form.

The application form and guide to apply for a care worker permit can also be found below.

Care worker organisations are asked to prepare a simple plan of management to help reduce the unauthorised use of parking permits. The suggested template, available for download below, can be used to make this process easier.

To apply for a business parking permit*, complete and print the business application form. Refer to the guidelines within the form to check your eligibility.

*Business parking permits are available only in Glebe, Ultimo, Pyrmont and Millers Point. If your vehicle is registered privately and used mainly to commute to and from work, you are not eligible for a permit.


Permit fees partially offset the cost of issuing permits and maintaining resident parking signs. Standard residential permit fees (for vehicles manufactured before 2004) are summarised below. See the environmental discounts page for fees for vehicles manufactured from 2004 onwards).

  • First permit: $50 ($13 for concession card holders)
  • Second permit: $100 ($50 for concession card holders)
  • Restricted property* permit: $125 (no concession).

*Applies to multi-unit residential developments in Pyrmont and Ultimo.


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Last updated: Thursday, 17 July 2014