Carer permits

If you are over 65 years of age and/ or you are disabled and live in a street that is part of a parking permit zone you may apply for a carer parking permit. The permit enables your carer(s) to park while visitor your home to assist with your needs. If you have been issued with a residents permit then you may not apply for a carer permit unless you are able to demonstrate exceptional circumstances.

You will need to provide proof of age or disability and proof of residency.

Proof of residence

Only one required showing name and address of resident, dated within last 4 months

  • Bank statement
  • Credit card bill/store card statement
  • Gas/electric/telephone bill (mobile phone bills excluded)
  • Current Council Tax bill

You can display up to three vehicle registrations on this permit.

For each vehicle you will need: name of carer, vehicle registration number, make of vehicle and proof of vehicle ownership.

Proof of ownership of vehicle

  • DVLA registration document (V5C)
  • Current insurance certificate/schedule

Proof of age/disability

Only one required showing age (over 65) or disability

  • Passport
  • Bus pass
  • Birth certificate
  • Driving licence
  • Disabled badge
  • Disability Living Allowance/Personal Independence Payment award notice letter from the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP)