Parking tickets

Parking tickets reduce congestion and improve road safety. Drivers receive penalties based on the seriousness of the parking contravention.

In this section:
Pay a parking ticket

Pay a parking ticket

Learn how to pay your parking ticket and how much it will cost.

Ways to pay

You can pay a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) by debit card, credit card, cheque, postal order or cash. 

There's a 50% discount for all penalties paid within 14 days of the issue date.

Please note:

  • If you have misplaced your parking ticket, you can obtain the serial number by calling 01895 277 277. You will need your vehicle registration and the location where you received the parking ticket.
  • We accept Master Card, Visa, Switch, Delta and Maestro. We're unable to accept American Express or Diners Card.


You can pay online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the APCOA website. You'll need your PCN number, vehicle registration details and card details.

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Call 03300 571889 (charged at the local rate). This is an automated payment line operating 24/7.


Please send your cheque or postal order to:

Hillingdon Council
Parking Services
PO Box 1180

Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to London Borough of Hillingdon. Please write your Penalty Charge Notice number on the reverse of the cheque. Please do not send cash through the post.


Fine categoryTypeCost
Parking ticketsOn street or car parkHigher rate - £110

Lower rate - £60
Parking penaltiesBus lane contraventions£130
Parking penaltiesMinor moving traffic contraventions 
(such as entering a yellow box junction and ignoring no entry signs)

Read more information at the London Councils website about:

See photographs

To view photographs taken of your vehicle at the time a parking ticket was issued, go to Pay parking ticket (opens new window) as if you're going to pay. You'll need to enter your PCN number and the vehicle registration number (but not payment details) to see the photographs. 

Please note: Photographs are uploaded overnight and will be available the day after they were taken.

Page last updated: 21 Apr 2023