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 the help pages for full details on using RingGo on their website.

Smartphones and tablets

If you have a smartphone or tablet you can now pay to park with the new RingGo app. Download for free from your app store. Please note that you will need internet access in order to purchase a session.

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

Text to Park

The RingGo website explains how to pay for parking using 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.


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. Please log into your account on the RingGo website if you wish to access your VAT receipts for text messages.

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