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Applying for a parking permit

Do you live in an area where you have to pay to park your car or other vehicle? You can apply to the municipality for a residents’ parking permit (parkeervergunning voor bewoners). If you have a residents' parking permit, you do not have to pay for parking at the parking meter or via a parking app.

This is how it works for you

Your (future) place of residence falls under:

Here is some information from your municipality.

Parking permit for residents

Do you live in an area where you have to pay to park? Then you can apply for a resident permit. This resident's parking permit is linked to the registration number of your car, motorcycle or microcar.

Zone A, B and C

The paid parking area in Leiden is divided into zones.

  • Zone A: center
  • Zone B: neighborhoods around the center (the shell neighborhoods)
  • Zone C: neighborhoods Hoge Mors, Boshuizen, Fortuinwijk, Vlietpoort and Vlietzone, Oostvliet, Klein Cronestein and Meerburg

Check the city map in which zone you live or look it up in the street name list (pdf, 4.61 mb).

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Leiden

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Last updated on 22 September 2022