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Visitor parking permit booklets

Permanent residents living within Southwark's controlled parking zones can buy booklets of visitors' parking permits. Each booklet contains ten permits.

Visitors' permits are available in all controlled parking zones.

Apply for on-street visitor permits online now

Cost of visitor permit booklets

The first booklet you buy within any 12 month period is discounted to £25. If you buy any more booklets (maximum 10 books per resident) within one year of buying your first one, you will be charged the full price of £45. 

Residents of LG Zone to contact parking services as different fees apply for visitor permit

After 12 months has passed, you'll qualify for another booklet at the discounted price.

Each permit in a permit book displays the initials of the controlled parking zone it is for.

How to buy

Do it online

The quickest and easiest way to apply and pay for permits is to use our online application form and secure payment service.

By phone

You can apply and pay over the phone by calling Southwark Parking Services on:

0800 138 9081 (free from UK landlines) or 0844 800 2736 (local rate) Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm (not bank holidays)

By post

To apply by post, simply download and complete the resident visitor's permit application form.

Send the application form with a cheque or postal order, made payable to 'Southwark Parking Services' to:

Admail 4197 
London 
SE1 1ZW

Delivery of visitor's permit

Visitor's permits are hand delivered provided the officer can gain access to your property. Alternatively if access to your property is restricted, parking services will contact you either via email or telephone to arrange delivery or collection from York House, Browning Street, SE17.

How the permit system works

Each permit is valid for one vehicle and for one date only. Each permit has a silver scratch panel. Simply scratch off the day, date, and month on the permit when you plan to use it. You must also write the vehicle registration number in ink on the permit.

Make sure the permit is clearly displayed and can be easily seen from the footpath - you'll find instructions on the reverse of the permit.

You only need a visitors' permit if you are parking within a controlled parking zone during the hours when restrictions are in force - check the controlled parking zone parking signs for details of times and days.

The booklet will be posted back to you, but please note that we cannot replace booklets that go astray in the post.

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