Who can apply?

Resident trader parking permits are available to anyone carrying out works within a CPZ within Waltham Forest.  Resident trader parking permits must be applied for by a resident within a CPZ.

Parking permits are now virtual which means there’s no need to display a permit in your vehicle.

Civil enforcement officers can check which vehicles have a valid permit using the vehicle registration number.

Resident traders permits are single vehicle specific and not transferable between vehicles and are non-refundable.

How much do trader permits cost?

Type of permitPermit cost
7 day single zone permit£60
28 day single zone permit£190

What evidence do I need to supply?

Resident traders permits can be applied for by CPZ residents on behalf of trades-persons engaged in work at their home address.

  • A written contract, work-sheet or quote for you or your company to carry out the work, unless you own or manage the property.

Apply and pay for a trader parking permit

Apply for a resident traders parking permit

Waltham Forest Council retains the right to carry our random checks on permits in order to check the information supplied in the application.

You'll need to:

  • register your account to use the service if you haven’t already
  • have a debit or credit card ready pay for your permit
  • have copies of your documents of proof

Photos of documents of proof will be accepted in the following file formats: DOC, DOCX, PDF, GIF, PNG or JPEG file.

If you don’t supply documents when asked, your permit may be cancelled and your vehicle will become subject to enforcement action.

Please allow 1 working day to receive a response from the parking control office about your online requests.

Queries and help with your application

If you need a postal application form, or this permit doesn't meet your needs please contact our permit team by email wfpshop@nsl.co.uk or call them on 0203 092 0112, option 3 for assistance.


Contact details


Parking Services

Permit Team
PO Box 74924
E17 0UG

Phone lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (closed public holidays)