If you live in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) you can buy daily visitor permits for people visiting to park their cars.

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Who can use this service

You must be a resident in Lambeth and live in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) to buy daily visitor parking permits. For your address to qualify as your residence, you would normally spend approximately four nights a week there and pay the relevant Council Tax.

If your require permits for a trade persons working on your property for example, plumbers, decorators and builders, you'll need to purchase traders permits to allow them to park near your property.

These permits are not valid for parking on a council estate. You'll need to apply separately for visitor parking permits for council estates.

If you are in possession of the old visitor parking vouchers from 2014 to 2018 you can still use these vouchers providing you do not scratch the year out. Please continue to scratch out the Day, Month and Date and add the vehicle registration number

Costs for this service

Book of five tickets - £24.04

You can buy up to 50 visitor permits in any 12 month period.

What you need to know...

Documents needed

You will need to provide two items from the list below as proof of address if your application can't be automatically verified.

These documents must be for the address you are applying for:

  • driving licence (current address)
  • bank or credit card statement - dated within the last three months
  • utility bill - dated within the last three months (mobile phone bills will not be accepted)
  • solicitor's completion letter - dated within the last three months
  • current year Lambeth council tax document
  • home contents insurance policy
  • signed current formal tenancy agreement
  • an electoral canvas form or polling card - dated in the last year.

Exchanges and refunds

One day visitor parking permits can't be exchanged, refunded or transferred. Nor are they for resale.

Vehicle types

Your vehicle can be either a:

  • motorcycle
  • passenger vehicle
  • light goods vehicle with no more than eight seats.

The overall height of the vehicle should not exceed 2.3 metres and the length should not exceed 5.5 metres.

If your permit starts LJX see the terms and conditions for using Lambeth's parking permits.

If your permit starts LJR or LJV see the terms and conditions for using Lambeth's parking permits

Next Steps

Once your permit has been approved, it will be sent to you within 10 working days.

Please note visitor vouchers come in a number of different colours:

  • orange
  • yellow
  • blue
  • white.

Please ensure you scratch off the day, month, date and year (if your permit has this section) to validate your visitors voucher.

You must also ensure you fill in the vehicle registration number of the car that is using the permit.