Apply Online

Please note: The Parking Permit Applications referenced on this page are provided by a third-party, Submit.com, contracted by Cork City Council to process online submissions.  You will be presented with the privacy policy and terms and conditions if you choose to use the service.

Please allow 5- 10 working days for the processing of your application                                    

Please see the notes at the bottom of this page regarding the Resident's Parking Permit entitlements.

For contractor permits (Abnormal Load, Temporary Road Closure) please click HERE

If your application is successful, you will receive an email inviting you to pay for the permit. You will need a credit or debit card to complete the transaction.

Please note the following parking permit rules in relation to where you live in Cork City:

Cork City Council residents and Cork City Council tenants within the Ballincollig area are restricted to the following limits

  • Maximum Permit term: 1 year
  • Maximum number of permits available per dwelling: 2

Cork City Council residents and Cork City Council tenants within the Douglas area are restricted to the following limits

  • Maximum Permit term: 1 year
  • Maximum number of permits available per dwelling: 1

Cork City Council Residents (Owner/Occupier) and Cork City Council tenants within the prior to expansion city area are restricted to the following limits

  • Maximum Permit term: 2 year
  • Maximum number of permits available per dwelling: 4

Cork City Council Residents (Private Renters) within the prior to expansion city area are restricted to the following limits

  • Maximum Permit term: 1 year
  • Maximum number of permits available per dwelling: 4

Termination of Permit:

Cork City Council reserves the right to terminate a permit and/or application if deemed necessary due to insufficient documentation, further information required, eligibility for permit etc.