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Short-Term RPP Permit Application

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Short-Term Permit Information

Temporary permits are available for residents of RPP areas for short term use for rental cars or visitors. 

Types of Permits



Amount Per Order Cost
1-5 permits per calendar year $7.00 each permit 
6-15 permits per calendar year $9.00 each permit
16-20 permits per calendar year $15.00 each permit 


Number of Weeks Cost
Two (2)  $61 
Four (4) $87 
Six (6) $111
Eight (8) $144

2 Week Increment Permits – Start date for use must be provided when purchasing permit.   SFMTA will issue permit with this date which cannot be altered or changed.  A maximum of 32 weeks allowed per calendar year per address.

One-Day Permits – Buy in advance and scratch off the corresponding date on permit when it is used - the most flexible and convenient option.  A maximum of 20 permits per address may be purchased per calendar year. Permits are not refundable or exchangeable. Permits expire at the end of each calendar year. 


See application below for permit requirements.  Permits may be purchased in-person or by mailing an application to:

SFMTA Customer Service Center
ATTN: Temp RPP Permit
11 South Van Ness Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94103

The SFMTA Customer Service Center is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Residents who do not have an active permit must submit proof of residency. Incomplete applications or those without required supporting documents cannot be processed. Make checks payable to SFMTA.

Please allow three weeks for processing of permits by mail.