Apply for a visitor parking permit
Available across the City of Sydney's area for eligible residential properties.
Project Status: When you need to do this
If you have visitors to your home you can apply for a visitor parking permits.
Visitor permits take the form of single-use, 1-day scratchies. The permit is held by the eligible household and can be given to a visitor to display on their car, to avoid time limits and parking fees.
Permits are only valid in the numbered area shown on permits and parking signs.
What you need to do
Apply for a permitIf you’re eligible you will need to lodge an application using one of the methods listed below:
Log in or create an account with us then follow the steps to apply online.Apply online
Apply in person or by mail
You can also apply in person or by mail after downloading and completing our application form.
- Download the form below.
- Read and fill in the form.
- To lodge an application in person at a customer service centre make a 20-minute appointment. Book your appointment online or call us on 02 9265 9333 to book. Alternatively, mail it to City of Sydney, GPO Box 1591, Sydney NSW 2001.
- For mailed applications, please include either a cheque or money order. Cheques should be made payable to the City of Sydney Council.
- Payment in person can be made by cheque, money order, eftpos or credit card.
Before you start
You must provide 2 documents verifying your residential address. These documents must show your name and residential address. Documents addressed to a post office box will not be accepted.
Acceptable documents include utility bill, bank statement, pension/health care card, current lease, driver’s licence, rates notice, electoral card, or other official government correspondence. Documents relating to your vehicle cannot be used as proof of residence.
After you finish
Once your form and payment are received and if complete, your application will be processed and any permit(s) for which you are eligible will be posted to you within 10 working days.