Park your vehicle considerately to create a better traffic environment for everyone.
At a glance
You can only park your vehicle at stipulated areas in Singapore.
Parking Information and Rules
If you drive or own a heavy vehicle, you can only park it overnight at specified heavy vehicle parks with a valid vehicle parking certificate.
It is an offence to park your vehicle outside of stipulated areas. Avoid committing an offence by learning more about illegal parking.
Related digital services
You can only park your vehicle at stipulated areas in Singapore. Parking along restricted areas may result in an offence.
HDB and URA Parking
The Housing and Development Board (HDB) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) provide the following parking services:
- Application for season parking ticket
- Renewal of season parking ticket
- Transfer of season parking ticket
- Termination of season parking ticket
- Purchase of parking coupons
- Payment of parking offence notices for HDB and URA car parks
Paying for parking
There are 3 ways to pay for parking in Singapore.
You can pay for parking at all coupon parking car parks by using the Parking.sg app on your mobile phone.
2. Coupon parking
For coupon parking car parks, if you do not use the Parking.sg app, you must display a parking coupon on your vehicle for the duration of your parking.
3. Stored-value cards for gantry car parks
For gantry car parks, you must pay for parking using a NETS CashCard stored-value card. For CEPAS EPS car parks, you can also use EZ-Link CEPAS and NETS FlashPay cards. Learn where you can purchase the following stored-value cards:
Real-time parking lot availability
The Parking Guidance System (PGS) provides real-time information on parking lot availability, allowing you to find lots quicker.
You can also find real-time parking lot availability information on the MyTransport.SG app and on roadside electronic information panels near the Marina Centre, Orchard and HarbourFront shopping belts.
Under the Vehicle Parking Certificate (VPC) scheme, heavy vehicles in Singapore need to have a parking space licensed by LTA.
A heavy vehicle is defined as:
- Any heavy goods vehicle or concrete mixer whose maximum laden weight is more than 5,000kg
- Any bus with a seating capacity of more than 15 persons, not including the driver
- Any trailer, container trailer, low loader or flat-bed trailer, whose maximum laden weight is more than 5,000kg
- Any mobile crane or recovery vehicle whose unladen weight is more than 2,500kg
Heavy vehicles must be parked at their VPC designated parking space.
During the registration of a new heavy vehicle, road tax renewal, transfer of ownership or conversion, the heavy vehicle owner must show proof that they have a designated parking space. A VPC is not transferable and must be valid for the period of the road tax of the vehicle.
When a heavy vehicle is not in use at night between midnight and 6 am, it is an
Procuring a designated parking space for your heavy vehicle
Approach HDB, URA or other licensed parking operators to procure a heavy vehicle parking space. The parking operators must issue a VPC together with your parking space.
Search for a heavy vehicle parking space
Licensing of private heavy vehicle parking places
A residential development cannot be used to park heavy vehicles.
If you wish to maintain or operate a parking place for heavy vehicles, you must apply for a
You must issue a VPC to the heavy vehicle owner who procured a designated parking space for his heavy vehicle at your parking place. You cannot issue VPCs to heavy vehicle owners who do not have a designated parking space in your parking place.
Parking indiscriminately can obstruct and cause inconvenience other road users. It may also block the view of pedestrians or other motorists, resulting in accidents.
Parking means stopping a vehicle other than to immediately pick up and drop off passengers, goods or luggage. A waiting vehicle can be considered to be parking even if the driver is present, or if the engine is running.
You may be penalised for illegal parking and receive demerit points for parking offences.
Parking and stopping offences along the roads
Other parking and stopping offences
Locations for CCTV Enforcement for Illegal Parking
CCTV Monitoring Zones
Penalties for illegal parking
Other information about demerit points system
For more information on the demerit points system, click here.
Appeal against parking summonses
Report illegal parking
To report illegal parking, submit a violation report online. A SingPass account is needed to login.