Challenge a parking fine

Challenge a penalty charge notice (PCN) for parking with the local council that issued it.

Use the council’s postcode.

For example SW1A 2AA

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What you need to know

Available in England and Wales only.

You have 28 days to challenge a PCN. If you do it within 14 days and your challenge is rejected, you may only have to pay 50% of the fine.

If your parking fine isn’t from a council

Check the parking ticket to find out who issued it and how to challenge it.