Renew Your Annual Residential Area Permit

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You will receive your renewal notice by mail at least one month before your permit's expiration date. Renew your permit as soon as possible so you don't get a parking ticket due to an expired permit. If you have outstanding parking tickets, you must pay them before you can be issued a permit. Renewal notices will not be sent to vehicles that, according to the DMV, are no longer registered at the permit address. 

Annual Fee: $190


This option is available for standard annual residential permits and does not apply to contractors, teachers, business/commercial, medical, student or caregiver permits.

Watch for your renewal notice in the mail. It will provide you with the renewal link and a personalized identification number (PIN) on the notice. Your PIN cannot be regenerated. If you have lost the PIN you must apply for a new permit online, by mail, or in person at the SFMTA Customer Service Center at 11 South Van Ness Avenue.

Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.


Mail your completed renewal form and payment to:

SFMTA Customer Service Center
ATTN: RPP Renewal
11 South Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94103

Make your check payable to SFMTA. Your permit will be processed within three (3) weeks.


Bring the renewal notice you received in the mail to the SFMTA Customer Service Center at 11 South Van Ness Avenue. If you don't have your renewal notification letter with you, you must show DMV registration and a copy of the current vehicle insurance policy in the applicant's name at the permit address.

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.


If you would like to check on the status of your renewal application, you may make a status request through the 311 Self-Service Portal: Parking Permit Application Status.


If you have not received your renewal letter or lost your individualized PIN number, you must complete a new application and provide required information listed on the Annual Permit for Residents page.


License Plate Recognition Enforcement

Changes Beginning March 1, 2021:
Over the next 12 months, SFMTA will transition our RPP Area enforcement to License Plate Recognition (LPR). With LPR technology, enforcement vehicles read license plate numbers as they drive through neighborhoods, checking in real time if vehicles have a permit. Any vehicle without a permit is flagged by the LPR system. A Parking Control Officer will verify that a vehicle has violated the parking rules before issuing a citation.

Beginning March 15, 2022, SFMTA will no longer issue physical sticker permits. Instead, all standard RPP permits will be assigned to vehicle license plates virtually. Caregiver, City Business, Contractor, Short Term, and Teacher permits will continue to be physical permits.