parking permits

Student Parking Permit

Student parking permits are for students who commute to university from abroad. Note: you can only apply for the student parking permit if study in the Netherlands but live abroad. If you live and study and Maastricht, you need a resident parking permit.

This permit entitles you to park in one of the following zones: Brusselse Poort; Jekerdal, Villapark en Sint Pieter;Noorderbrug/Franciscus Romanusweg and Mariaberg.The cost is €5,- per month (plus a one-time admin fee of €15).

You can  apply for this permit directly with the municipality. Follow the link and fill in your information. Note that the documents listed below are required (and must be legible).

  • Proof of registration at your university
  • A certificate of residence (from the place you are registered abroad)
  • The registration number of the car. If the car is registered in the name of somebody else living at your home address, you have to send the documents of this person’s registration as an extra attachment.

Resident Parking Permit

If you live and study in Maastricht (i.e. you do not commute to university from abroad), you can apply for a resident parking permit. This permit entitles you to park your car in the zone you live. Prices range from €35,- to €250,- per year depending on how far away from Maastricht’s center you live. To apply for a residents parking permit download and fill out this form. You can use our guidance document below to help you. Be sure to always place your parking permit clearly visible in your car’s windscreen.

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