Visitor parking permits

What visitor permits are, who can buy them, what types there are, number of permits you can use per day, where your visitor can park, cost and refunds.

About visitor parking permits

Visitor parking permits are virtual, which means you will not get a paper permit to display in your vehicle. Our enforcement officers scan licence plates and check them against permit records.

Visitor parking permits let your visitors park in the controlled parking zone (CPZ) where you live.

If you live on an estate, visitor permits are free. Find out how to apply for estate visitor permits.

Who can buy visitor permits

You can buy visitor permits if you’re over 18 and live in a CPZ. 

Visitor permit types 

You can buy daily or hourly visitor permits . Daily permits cover 1 calendar day.

Concessionary visitor permits

You can buy discounted concessionary visitor permits if you're one of the following: 

  • 65 or older 
  • registered disabled 
  • a Blue Badge holder 

Number of permits per day  

You can only use 2 daily visitor permits at the same time. If you need more visitor parking, you can use hourly visitor permits .  

Where your visitor can park

Within your CPZ, visitor permits can only be used in a:

  • resident permit holder bay
  • resident permit holder shared-use bay (resident permit and pay by phone) 
  • permit holder bay
  • permit holder shared-use bay (permit holder and pay by phone)

The permit is not valid in pay by phone only bays. 

See what the parking bay signs look like.

How to buy and book (activate) visitor parking permits 

There are 4 separate steps to buying and booking online visitor permits. There is a different process to buy paper visitor permits.

  1. Confirm you live in Haringey. You must apply for a resident qualification if you do not have 1 of these permits: 
    • resident's parking permit  
    • event day-only permit  
    • carer’s permit
    • care at home permit 
    • resident Blue Badge holder permit 
  2. Apply for a concessionary qualification if you want to buy concessionary visitor permits. 
  3. Buy your permits
  4. Book parking for your visitors

Terms and conditions

Read the terms and conditions for parking permits.