Paid parking on the street
For paid parking in The Hague you can pay at all of the city’s parking meters using your bank card, credit card or mobile telephone. There are different rules for motorcycles.
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Number plate parking
At the parking meters you first type in your number plate. You then indicate how long you would like to park. You can pay safely using your bank card or credit card. Your PIN code is not required.
You do not have to place a paper parking ticket behind your windscreen. However, you can get a receipt after you have paid. It will indicate the end time of your parking session.
Problem with paying
Were you unable to pay at the parking meter? Look at the page about contacting the Begin link: , end link. to see what you can do.
The number plate information will be used only to check whether you have paid for parking. If the number plate has been registered properly (and you have paid), the parking registration system will delete the information after 24 hours. Read more in the Begin link: , end link. (in Dutch). You can find the privacy rules in the Begin external link: , end external link. (in Dutch).
Parking a motorcycle or microcar
Motorcycles and microcars are permitted to park anywhere where passenger cars may park.
You do not need to pay for parking a motorcycle in paid parking zones.
You have to pay for parking a microcar in paid parking zones. Are you driving a disabled vehicle? Then you do not have to pay for parking in paid parking zones.