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Apply for a permit

You can apply for a parking permit if you live in a street that is part of the Residents Parking Permit scheme. 

The address you provide must be your primary address.   

There is a limit of 2 resident permits and 1 visitor permit for each property. 

All permits are valid for either 3, 6, 9 or 12 months.

All applications for parking permits should be made through the MiPermit system.

Log in to MiPermit

Resident permits costs

​​​​12 months
​9 months
​​6 months
​​3 months
​First resident permit
​Second resident permit

  • a MiPermit account,
  • your vehicle registration number, and
  • proof that the vehicle is kept at your address and linked to the person applying for the permit.

A proof of vehicle can be:

  • a Vehicle Log Book (V5C), 
  • Hire or lease agreement, or 
  • Insurance Document. The insurance address should be where you keep the car. 

Student applications

If you are a student and you are taking your car with you to university, your car should be insured at your university address. 

You can have a separate correspondence address if you need one.

Before applying for a permit, you will need to create an account. 

Please provide:  

  • your full name, 
  • your house number and postcode, and 
  • your council tax number (we need this as proof of your address). 

If you are unable to set up an account online you can call MiPermit on 0333 123 6006.

When you have an account with MiPermit you can buy and manage your permits on the website or through the MiPermit App.​

If you do not know your council tax account number

If you do not know or do not have access to your council tax number please complete a MiPermit account set up application form (116kb DOC)​​

You can email or post the completed application form to: 

Parking Services
PO Box 47
CF11 1QB
You will receive an email or SMS with a PIN number that will allow you to apply for your permit online.

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