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Coronavirus: Free parking permits for NHS and social care staff

How to get a free COVID-19 parking permit if you work in the NHS or social care

All NHS workers, social care workers or anyone volunteering for the NHS during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak can apply for a free parking permit. This allows free parking in council-owned car parks, excluding disabled bays and where you see resident parking signs.

All applications must be supported by a copy of ID badge or official confirmation of volunteer status. A photo of this taken on a mobile phone is acceptable.

Apply via email

To apply:

  1. download an application form
  2. email your application form to

Any questions?

Please email if you have any queries.

What happens after your application has been approved?

Once your application has been approved, you'll receive an email informing you of the decision and we'll send you the permit as an email attachment. If you're unable to print it, contact us on or 0300 300 8005.

We reserve the right to withdraw the permit at any time if it is being used incorrectly, or you allow it to be used by anyone who is not an NHS worker, professional social care worker or someone volunteering for the NHS.