Resident permit holders - change of details

You may need to change your permit either due to a change of vehicle or change of address.

Apply at least seven working days before the date you need the permit. If you are posting your application we aim to process it within seven working days.

Download residents' parking permit form (PDF, 625 KB)
Download residents' permits definitions (PDF, 46 KB)

Change of vehicle

For permanent changes we need

  • your existing parking permit
  • a completed application form
  • documentation linking the applicant to the new vehicle, such as insurance, vehicle registration document or garage invoice.

If there will be an over lapping period when you will be in possession of two vehicles for a short period of time, we can issue a temporary permit for a maximum of five days.

We still need you to return your existing permit to process the two new permits.

Change of address - same zone or different zone

We need to know of any change of address as soon as possible.

If you are moving house within the same zone we still need to know about the change so that we can update our records but you do not have to return the permit.

The quickest way to link you to your new address is to confirm that you have registered there for Council Tax. This includes students who may be exempt from Council Tax but must still register at the address.

If you have not registered for Council Tax we require proof of address for the new property, which you can attach to your application. We will consider a

  • current lease, not form AT5
  • mortgage agreement signed within the last three months, not a mortgage offer
  • current bank statement or household bill showing address 
  • medical card.

Temporary permits

If you move house to another zone, we can issue a temporary permit for the previous address for up to five days.

We need you to return your existing permit to process the two new permits.

Urgent applications

We will try to process applications on the day of receipt however at busy times that may not be possible and we may move to an appointment based system if that enables us to provide a better service during these times.

Our aim is for changes to existing permits to be processed on the day and first time applications to be processed within seven working days.

Permit team address 

We are at the Drumbrae Hub.

Opening hours are

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.30am to 4.30pm
  • Tuesday from 10am to 4.30pm
  • Friday from 8.30am to 3.40pm.


If you don't need your permit please return it to the address below and complete the permit refund application form.

Download permit refund application form (PDF, 79 KB)

We will refund you for every unused day from the date that we receive your permit minus a £10 administrative charge. The quickest way for you to receive your refund is by BACS.

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