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Apply for an associate permit

From the 1st August 2023, the cost of an Associate permit will be £133.62 per annum excl of VAT (pro rata if you are contracted to work less than a year.) This equates to £11.14 + VAT per month/part month or £160.34 for the year.

To apply for an Associate permit please complete the online parking request form. In line with the University's policy on sustainable travel, we do encourage the use of sustainable transport.

If you are employed via Campus Jobs, please contact to enquire about potential options for parking, as you may be ineligible for an Associate permit.

To park on campus you will need a valid parking permit. Parking permits are available to organisations and individuals undertaking paid work for or on behalf of the University but where they are not being paid via payroll. To apply for a permit, please complete the online application form below and attach; either a supporting letter counter-signed by your Line Manager (or equivalent) for the department you are an associate with, or an email from your Line Manager (or equivalent) approving the request, either of which also outlines any appropriate mitigating circumstances that have been disclosed. This needs to be dated within the last 3 months. Payments can be made by card, cash or cheque. You will receive the information on how to pay once your application is processed.

Cancelling your permit

If you no longer need your parking permit, please return it to Whiteknights House or Palmer Reception. We will cancel the permit and issue a refund where applicable. Please note that refunds can only be considered once the permit has been returned. Refunds are also subject to an administration fee of £10.

Parking at the University is subject to the Parking Regulations. Anyone infringing the regulations is likely to incur a parking charge notice of £75.

Cover Letter

This needs to outline who the associate is, what they are doing at the university and how long the permit is required?

Duration of permit

Vehicle details

Personal details


- I declare that the vehicle detailed above is insured against third party risks for use on public and private roads and that the vehicle has a valid road fund licence.

- I hold a full driving licence for the class of vehicle that the application refers to and the driving licence is valid for driving in the UK.

- I have read and understood and agree to abide by the regulations relating to the use of vehicles on campus

- The address quoted above is correct.

- I agree to the University charging me for the associate parking permit.

- I agree to make this payment as quickly as possible.

The information you provide will be stored in a parking database for use by authorised personnel. Revenue generated from Vehicle Entry Permits is used to fund initiatives from the University's Green Transport Plan. Charges are reviewed annually. For queries relating to this form please telephone: +44 (0)118 378 7307.

Contact us

For queries relating to car parking, please contact Campus Parking by e-mail.