Paying for parking using your mobile

RingGo - Cashless parking payments

If you don't have any loose change you can pay for parking using your phone by contacting our RingGo Service.

How to register 

You can register for RingGo online or call 0131 516 4000.

You will need to provide the following details when you register

  • the registration number, colour and make of your vehicle
  • your payment card details
  • your address.
Once registered you can easily pay for parking using your mobile. See our user guide for full details on using the service.

Smartphones

If you have an iPhone or smartphone running Android phone you can now pay to park with the new RingGo app. Download for free from your app store.

The app makes it easy to find your nearest parking place and pay and extend your stay using RingGo.

Text to Park

You can pay for your parking with a text message. You can also use this service to make corrections to your payment or extend a session.

Once you have registered it only costs the price of a standard text.

See the RingGo website to find out how quick and easy it is to Text to Park.

VAT

On street parking in Edinburgh is not subject to VAT although text messages are. You can view and print your VAT receipt online or be emailed them everytime you park.

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