Parking Permits in St Albans City and District

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Parking Permits 

(ensure you read all the information contained on this page before making an application)

Apply On Line - Click the relevant icon below to open the application process required
Apply         Visitor apply         Renew         Change Vehicle        Change       

Apply for All on Street Permit Types, Renew or change details

Online Permit Applications - Please read the PDF documents under 'Important Information' below before applying for a permit this includes the terms and conditions. By applying for a permit you agree to the guidance and terms and conditions. 

Permit Applications online:

What you can apply for from this page and how:
  • All Residents Permits – Online or by post
  • Residents Visitors Permits (Scratch Cards) – Online or by post
  • Residents Dispensation Permits – Online or by post
  • Business permits – by post
  • Works Permits - Online
  • Carer Permit –Click here
  • Health Care Permit –Click here
  • Waiver - Contact or call 01727869593 Click here for the telephone line opening times.
  • 1hr vouchers (For Voucher Parking Areas) – Dulcies News Agents St Peters Street Near Santander
Before you Renew your permit on line you will need to have your applicant ID number and your permit ID number ready. You will find this on the letter attached to your permit or on your permit renewal letter. If you have misplaced any of these or you don’t know your ID you can contact our team at: If you prefer to speak to someone in person please call: 
Please note that contact by email is preferred as it allows our team time to access the correct details. 
Click here for the telephone line opening timesTel: 01727869593(An ID number is not required for new permits, when prompted for your ID number please select 'No' from the options and then click next).

How will you receive your permit:

It can take up to 4 working days for your permit to be processed and sent through the post (first class). Permits are posted to the address where the permit is valid. However, if you prefer to collect your permit please email your collection request to collection is usually available after 2 days of your application and will be available at the Drovers Way Car Park NCP information window next to Shop Mobility. The collection window is open during normal office hours only.

To allow for the application process we allow a 14 day grace period from the date of expiry of residents permits (not including temporary or visitors permits)

Apply On Line - Click the relevant icon below to open the application process required
Apply         Visitor apply         Renew         Change Vehicle        Change       
Please refer to the permit charges PDF below for the current permit costs.

Apply by Post
If you prefer to pay by cheque, need to have 2 vehicle registration numbers, are applying for a carer permit or any permit not listed on the online application 


if you are unable to apply on line please use one of the PDF application forms below and return to:

Permit Applications, NSL Services, Drovers Way Car Park, Drovers Way, St Albans, AL3 5EB

Please make cheques payable to: St Albans City and District Council

Works Permits

Where residents or businesses employ contractors or trades people to carry out work at their home or business and there are no off-street parking facilities available, the contractor or trades person may need to park on the road during the controlled hours. St Albans District Council have considered this and offer a works permit which would cover the vehicle for as long as required at a cost of £5.30 per day.

Click apply online at the top of this page and complete the online application After submitting address details you must then select the permit type from the drop down list, you will need to complete the rest of the form. On completion the permit will be posted to the address where the permit is required. 
Please note that we require at least 5 working days to process the online application (not including Saturday & Sunday). Please allow an additional 3 working days for delivery. 

Contact: The Parking Permit Processing Team can be contacted by clicking here
Date of last review: 28 November 2017