Students living in University accommodation

If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate student and live in University accommodation, on or off campus, you are not permitted to park a motor vehicle:

  • on University property
  • on public roads within the city of Bath boundaries

We may grant permits for exceptional circumstances, like medical conditions. Apply by completing this form.

Undergraduate students living within the BA1 or BA2 postcodes

If you are an undergraduate student and live within the BA1 or BA2 postcode areas, you cannot apply for a University parking permit.

We may grant permits for exceptional circumstances, like medical conditions. Apply by completing this form.

Undergraduate students living outside of the BA1 or BA2 postcodes

If you are an undergraduate student and live outside the BA1 or BA2 postcode areas, you can apply for a University parking permit.

You must be able to present:

  • your vehicle insurance documents, including certificate of motor insurance
  • some proof of address that verifies your term-time residence, like a recent home utility bill or signed rental agreement

If you live with family members and cannot provide a rental agreement or utility bill, you should provide a letter written by the homeowner that confirms you are living with them during term-time.

We will also ask for up-to-date documentation if you want to renew or change the vehicle registered on your permit.

Postgraduate students living in private accommodation

If you are a postgraduate student and live in private accommodation, you can apply for a parking permit.

You must provide a valid certificate of motor insurance. We will also ask for this certificate if you want to change the vehicle registered on your permit.