Parking availabilty for students at the University of Birmingham is extremely limited and is available to those
who fit a set criteria only as set out below.
- You are a Blue Badge holder (please upload a copy of your blue badge with your application)
- Your term time address is over 10 miles away from the University.
The address given on your application must match the term time address registered with Student Services and therefore showing on your student record. (Applications will not be processed if these addresses don't match). Please ensure your student record is up to date. Proof of address may be requested.
- You have dependents under the age of 16 who live with you at your term time address and that address is over 3 miles away from the University. Students with dependent children who live within a 3 mile radius will not be granted a permit.
- You are are registered as a carer to disabled family members at their permanent home address
Evidence will be required, please upload any relevant documentation that supports your application e.g child passport, child tax credit award letter, carer registration document.
If you meet the above criteria and wish to apply for a University student permit please submit the on-line form below:
If you have a medical condition that requires you to bring a vehicle to campus but you are not a blue badge holder you will need to make an appointment to see Student Services for an assessment.
The applicant should be aware that by bringing a vehicle onto University property you agree to abide by it's
Traffic Regulations, this includes the issue of financial parking charges for unauthorised parking.
Where Can I Park?
Students who are issued with an approved permit are permitted to park in the following areas only:
Pritchatts Park Village, Pritchatts Road (B15 2QX) *permits not not valid in resident only bays
Pritchatts Road Car Park (corner of Pritchatts Road and Vincent Drive, B15 2QU)
North East Multi Storey Car Park, Floors 1-5 only (Pritchatts Road, B15 2QX) No access on the ground floor level.
Selly Oak Campus - pay & display areas only at Johnston car park and George Cadbury Hall
(Students are not permitted access to purple permit parking areas , those being University School , OLRC and SOVAC).
Please note that the car parks shown above are all pay and display at £1 per day for student permit holders.
No cash, register with RingGo to pay via your credit/debit card via your mobile phone (see below for further details).
A valid green student permit is required in all areas above
Charges apply Monday to Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm year round (NB: charges are still applicable during non-term time)
Students who are not granted a parking permit should not bring their vehicle to campus during core hours.
To register for Out of Hours Parking only - 4.30pm - 11:59pm Mon-Fri and all day at the weekend please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org advising your Student ID and Vehicle Registration Number.
Students are not permitted access to the main campus prior to 4.30pm, if you do park on campus before this time our
enforcement officers may issue a financial penalty ticket.
Blue Disabled Badge holders can park on the main campus, free of charge, please ensure your Blue Badge is clearly displayed.
For information on parking at the Halls of Residence see the student accommodation parking information page.
Please take a look at our Public Transport links.