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Cashless Car Park Payments

Take the time and hassle out of paying for and extending your parking stays in the area by using MiPermit.

What is MiPermit?

MiPermit is a cashless parking system which is already been used by over 2 million customers. For more information visit

What are the benefits?

Time – MiPermit removes the time and hassle of finding, queueing for and using cash/card machines in car parks.

Extend your Stay – You can extend your parking stays anytime, anywhere without having to return to your car park or worrying about receiving a Penalty Charge. The Extend Your Stay feature also cleverly selects the best value tariff for the whole of the existing and new stay combined.

Expiry Reminder – You can request a 20-minute text message reminder that your parking stay is due to expire, costing only 10 pence in car parks managed by us.

Exclusive Parking Offers - Access exclusive parking offers which are unavailable when paying by cash and card.

Map – The MiPermit App includes a map of where your car is parked - ideal if you’re visiting an area you’re unfamiliar with. For a full list of UK locations where MiPermit can be used, visit

Pay in advance - Pay for your parking either on arrival at a car park, or up to seven days in advance. Please note that paying in advance does not guarantee a parking space.

Where can I use MiPermit in north Essex?

MiPermit can be used in car parks we manage in Braintree, Colchester, Harlow and Uttlesford. It can also be used for on-street parking in Epping Forest and Tendring Districts and Station Road, Marks Tey. You can also use the MiPermit App to pay for your parking stay and bus ticket at Colchester's Park and Ride.

To find out more about using MiPermit for on-street parking, such as:

How do I get started?

Once you’ve completed your one-time registration with MiPermit, you can pay for parking using the App, online, by text message or over the phone.

The MiPermit App is available to download for both Android and iPhone devices and, once set up, simply use the App to select your vehicle registration; car park location; tariff and length of stay required – before paying. in car parks.