Resident Permit - Blue

Blue Permits are issued to residents who reside in resident Permit Parking Areas. These areas are identified by regulatory signs which will be at the beginning of the permit area. Blue permit holders’ are allowed to park anywhere in the area named on the permit, subject to any other parking restrictions.

If you do not hold a council tax number, please visit www.cardiff.gov.uk/digitalpermits to download an application form.

Resident Permits will only be issued when:

  • You reside at an eligible property for longer than 3 months
  • You have a vehicle that is either registered or kept at the same address

You must supply the vehicle registration numbers for the vehicles you wish to apply for and you will be required to upload proof that the vehicle, is connected to the permit holder of the vehicle. This can be:

  • V5C
  • Insurance document
  • Hire/Lease agreement

Virtual resident permits are only available for 6, 9 or 12 months duration.

Permit Prices

   
   

6 Months Duration

9 Months Duration

12 Months Duration

1st Resident
   
£3.75   
   
£5.62   
   
£7.50   

2nd Resident
   
£15.00   
   
£22.50   
   
£30.00   


Should there be more than 2 vehicles registered at the address, then these additional vehicles should be parked where it is safe and legal for them to do so in accordance with any restrictions in place. Any vehicle that is found to be parked within a marked resident permit bay without a valid permit or in breach of any other restrictions in place may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice.

Motor Trader

Residents who can prove that during their current employment they drive a variety of vehicles and cannot guarantee using the same vehicle from day to day should apply for a resident permit and upload proof of being in receipt of Motor Trader Insurance/License. When you need to update the vehicle registration, you will need to submit a change a vehicle permit application and upload your proof of Motor Traders Insurance/License. You will receive an email confirming that the permit has been amended.


As with all digital permits, you do not need to display anything in the vehicle