Parking resident

Permits, subscriptions, and exemptions are available to anyone who lives in a blue zone or a paid parking zone. You can rely on the visitors scheme for people with a car who come to visit you.

Paid parking zone: resident permit or subscription

If you live in a paid parking zone then you can apply for a parking permit or a parking subscription for your car(s). The permit is valid for parking on the road in the zone where you live. You can find your street name and zone on the zone layout Almere Stad and Almere Buiten. The permit is issued on registration number and the vehicle must be registered in the name of the applicant. Do you have a lease car? Then you require a driver’s statement. Do you prefer parking in a multi-storey car park? Then you can apply for a resident subscription. 

Apply for a permit or subscription online

Required documents

  • In case of a lease car:
  1. A lease agreement in the name of the applicant; or
  2. A lease agreement in the name of the company and an employer’s statement from which it becomes apparent that the car has, in terms of its use, exclusively been made available to the applicant.
  • If the motor vehicle is not registered in your name then you require a driver’s statement in which the party in whose name the motor vehicle is registered authorises you to use the vehicle.

You can also apply for the permit or subscription at the service counter at the Parking Service. Do not forget to bring along the aforementioned documents and your DigiD code.

Blue zone: parking exemption residents (parkeerontheffing)

You can find the blue zones on the map Blue zones Almere Buiten. If you live in a blue zone then you can apply for a parking exemption for your car(s). With this exemption you can park in the indicated zone without a parking disc. Exemptions in blue zones are exclusively issued on registration number.

Fees parking exemption

To qualify for an exemption in the blue zone, you must comply with the following conditions:

  • you (the applicant) live in a blue zone and you are registered at the address mentioned in the application for the exemption; and
  • the vehicle must be registered in your name (name of the applicant).

Apply for exemption blue zone (parkeerontheffing)

Keep the following data / documents at hand when you apply for your exemption: 

Required documents 

  • In case of a lease car:
  1. A lease agreement in the name of the applicant; or
  2. A lease agreement in the name of the company and an employer’s statement from which it becomes apparent that the car has, in terms of its use, exclusively been made available to the applicant.
  • If the motor vehicle is not registered in your name then you require a driver’s statement in which the party in whose name the motor vehicle is registered authorises you to use the vehicle.

You can also apply for the parking exemption at the service counter at the Parking Service. Do not forget to bring along the aforementioned documents and your DigiD code.

Visitors scheme

If you live in a paid parking zone then your visitors can park at a reduced fee. With the visitors scheme. residents of an area with parking exemptions blue zone can have visitors park longer than the permitted parking duration in the personal zone. If your visitor parks on the road then this is easiest digitally with the BezoekersApp (available at the e-counter). In the table below we outline the benefits for you. 

It is possible to sign your visitors in and out via the ‘BezoekersApp P1’ (visitors app). You can download it via the PlayStore (Android) or the AppStore (iOS).

One-off application for BezoekersApp with initial balance at the e-counter and then easy top-ups 24/7. The balance can immediately be used. You can select the amount per top-up transaction. You can sign the registration number of your visitors in and out via the BezoekersApp with your smart-phone, tablet or computer. The parking duration can be adjusted flexibly via the app (extend or end early). The system determines the most economical parking fee for visitors afterwards (after the end of the parking session).

Parking history can always be consulted on your smart-phone, tablet or computer. This can only be consulted by you, not by the Parking Service or third parties. It is possible to authorise visitors so that your visitors can personally sign in and out.

If you live in the city centre of Almere Stad or Almere Buiten then you can also apply for visitor’s cards for the multi-storey car park.

For the costs, go to parking fees

Scheme for computer illiterates

Information visitors scheme for residents without a smart-phone, tablet or computer

With this alternative visitors scheme you can sign your visitors in and out by telephone. For the application for this visitors scheme, you can call the Parking Service via telephone number: 036 534 32 02. You will then receive a letter at home with a personal code, the zone number, and an explanation about signing your visitors in and out by telephone.

Signing visitors in and out by telephone

To be able to sign visitors in and out by telephone you need the following:

  • Your personal code
  • The registration number of the car of your visitor
  • The zone number

Authorisation?

Did you authorise visitors in your application? Then they can consult the manual for the visitors scheme here: parkeren.almere.nl/handleiding-bezoekersapp.

Moving and cancellation

The visitors scheme is linked to your present residential address. If you move or if you want to cancel your visitors scheme for another reason then you need to communicate this to the municipality.

If you still have questions about the use of the visitors scheme then please feel free to contact us on 036 534 32 02.

Dynamic city closure

The city centre area of Almere Stad is closed with dynamic bollards. You need a card to enter this area with a car. Residents who live and businesses that are established in this area qualify for a card.

The pass can be picked up at the service counter of the Parking Service

What do you need for a card?

  • Residents: you must be able to demonstrate that you live in the area with a tenancy or sale and purchase agreement or an extract from the GBA (Municipal Personal Records Database) and a valid identity document.
  • Businesses: an extract from the Chamber of Commerce that is not older than three months and a valid identity document of the contact person of the business.

Parking permit in case of long-term hospitalisation in Flevoziekenhuis

If a patients needs to stay at the Flevoziekenhuis for 7 days or more then partners or parents of the patients can purchase a 31-day parking card / patient permit at the Parking Service. The parking fees are lower with this card. You need to do the following for this:

  1. pick up a form at the hospital ward of the patient;
  2. fill in the form;
  3. hand in to form at the Parking Service.