Pay parking tickets and bus lane charge notices

You should have the following details to hand:

  • The parking ticket (begining ED or EH) or bus lane (begining EB) charge notice number 
  • Your vehicle registration
  • A valid credit or debit card


The simplest way to pay is online. You can also view any photos for parking tickets or a video for bus lane notices. You will be able to view them before you pay. These will be available one day later. 

Pay parking tickets and bus lane charge notices

By phone

You can phone our secure 24 hour service to pay by debit or credit card. We accept Mastercard, Visa, Maestro and Delta.

0131 627 0014

By post

Please take postage time into consideration when sending payments or correspondence for parking tickets and bus lane charge notices by post. Where possible, please use an alternative method, for example payments can be made online or over the phone (automated phone line) and you can challenge a parking ticket or bus lane charge notice online using our online case management system. Find out more information about parking tickets and bus lane notices.

Send your cheque or postal order, payable to The City of Edinburgh Council, to

Parking Services
The City of Edinburgh Council
PO Box 333
S98 1BJ.

Please write the parking ticket or bus lane charge number on the back of your cheque or postal order. For security reasons you should not send cash.

Please note that you must leave time for your payment to reach us and that items may be lost or delayed by post. If you would like a receipt please also enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

In person

You can pay using a credit or debit card at

The City of Edinburgh Council Customer Hub
249 High Street
EH1 1YJ.

Please note that we no longer accept cash payments. 

Parking tickets and charge notices at Sheriff Officers

We can't accept payment if your parking ticket or charge notice has been passed to Sheriff Officers for collection. You must contact the relevant Sheriff Officers for payment options.

If your case is with Scott and Co phone them on

0333 320 6871.

If the debt is with Walker Love please phone them on

0141 212 6120.

Lost ticket

If you have lost your parking ticket or bus lane charge number you can request this from us. Please note it will take us two working days to provide the lost ticket number. 

Request a parking ticket or bus lane charge number

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From 15 April 2024, bus lane charge notices issued in Edinburgh will increase to £100, reduced to £50 if paid within the first 14 days.

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British Sign Language users can contact us via an online BSL/English interpreter

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