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Renew or apply for a residents parking permit

Applications can take up to 2 working days to be checked and processed. Until you receive your digital permit, you will not be allowed to park in a resident's bay and will have to find unrestricted parking.

What you will need to provide when applying/renewing:

Before applying please read the terms and conditions.

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Evidence needed to apply/renew a resident's permit

  1. Your driving licence - must show your name, the Swansea address and be in date.
  2. Your V5 log book - must show your name, the vehicle registration number and the Swansea address.
  3. Your insurance schedule or insurance certificate and covering letter - must show your name, the Swansea address, the vehicle registration number and the start and end date of the insurance.
  4. Your Council Tax number

 

Evidence needed for a company vehicle

  1. Your driving licence - must show your name, the Swansea address and be in date.
  2. Letter from your employer on company headed paper - stating that you will need the vehicle for work, and the vehicle will be parked at your address overnight (the address of where the vehicle will be kept overnight must be included in the letter) and that the car is taxed, MOT, and insured by the company
    • OR your insurance schedule or insurance certificate and covering letter if the company does not insure the vehicle, and must show your name, the Swansea address, the vehicle registration number and the start and end date of the insurance.
  3. A copy of your Council Tax bill (you will also need to enter the Council Tax number from the bill separately).

 

Evidence needed for a lease vehicle

  1. Your driving licence - must show your name, the Swansea address and be in date.
  2. The lease company agreement - must show the Swansea address and the vehicle registration number.
  3. Your insurance schedule or insurance certificate and covering letter - must show your Swansea address, vehicle registration number and the start and end date of the insurance.
  4. A copy of your Council Tax bill (you will also need to enter the Council Tax number from the bill separately).

 

Evidence needed for a motability vehicle

  1. Your driving licence - must show your name, the Swansea address and be in date.
  2. Your motability agreement - must show the vehicle registration, the Swansea address and the driver of the vehicle.
  3. Your motability insurance schedule - must show the vehicle registration number and the start and end date of the insurance.
  4. A copy of your Council Tax bill (you will also need to enter the Council Tax number from the bill separately).

 

Evidence needed for foreign students who do not hold a British driving licence

  1. Your driving licence - must show that the licence is in date.
  2. Your V5 log book - must show your name, the vehicle registration number and the Swansea address.
  3. Your insurance schedule or insurance certificate and covering letter - must show your Swansea address, vehicle registration number and the start and end date of the insurance. 
  4. Your Council Tax bill or utility bill - must show your Swansea address.
  5. Your Council Tax number

 

If you are unable to provide your driving licence or V5 logbook because you have the wrong address

The DVLA have now introduced a new digital service allowing drivers to change address of their vehicles online: https://www.gov.uk/change-address-v5c.

When you submit your application online you are then sent an email confirming that they have received your application, and we can accept this email as your V5 proof.

You can also change your driving licence at https://www.gov.uk/change-address-driving-licence and we are also accepting this email from the DVLA has proof of your driving licence.

 

If you are experiencing any problems applying for a residents permit online or have any queries relating to a residents permit please email residentpermitenquiries@swansea.gov.uk.

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