How to apply or renew
To discover if your residence is eligible for a permit please check your zone.
To ensure that conditions have been met it can take up to 7 working days for your permit to be processed. Please read the notes below.
Online Residents Permit Applications and Permit Changes - Please read the Required documents section below before applying for your permit.
Before applying online you must read the terms and conditions on the permit application form (PDF) below. By applying for a permit you are confirming that you have read the terms and conditions.
Apply for a Resident's Permit here
Required Documents you need and extra information needed for permit applications
The documents requested must show the name and address of the location for which the permit will be valid. When applying in person original documents are required.
When applying online your documents can be attached and uploaded during the online application process.
If you have any problems uploading any of the required scanned documents, you can send them via email following your online application to: email@example.com
You are required to supply your most recent Council Tax Bill showing proof of residency. (If you do not have this you will need to get a copy from the Council)
In addition you must also supply 2 of the following documents.
- Vehicle Log Book also known as (V5C) showing your address and vehicle registration details - please note, the address must be the address for which the permit will be valid
- Car insurance documents issued within the last 3 months and showing your name & address and Vehicle registration number
- A recent utility bill issued within the last 3 months - Online statements are also accepted but this must show your name & address. Mobile phone bills are not accepted.
Company and lease vehicles
- if you have a lease or company vehicle we will require a copy of your lease agreement or a letter on headed paper from your company/employer confirming the lease agreement. You will also be required to provide your Council Tax bill and a utility bill as proof of address.
For renewals only - your Applicant ID and Permit Reference Number.
In person/by post
You can also apply/renew a Resident's Permit by post or in person via the Parking Shop.
You can download the application form below:
To contact The St Albans City and District Councils Parking Services team:
Telephone 01727 819206 or Email