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Visitor Parking Pass Program

Visitor Parking Pass Program

About the Parking Pass Program

The VPP program is designed to allow guests of District residents to park for more than two hours on Residential Permit Parking or RPP-zoned blocks. A VPP is only valid during the hours of RPP enforcement and in the same RPP zone and ANC boundary as the residence. The passes are not necessary on holidays or other times when parking restrictions are not subject to enforcement.

The 2014 VPP is valid through the end of the year on December 31, 2014.

The Visitor Parking Pass can be used to provide temporary Residential Permit Parking (RPP) privileges in the following eligible wards:
  • Ward 1 - all Ward 1 residents
  • Ward 2 - 2F only. All other Ward 2 ANCs have opted out of the program.
  • Wards 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 - all residents that live on RPP blocks
Residents who live on a commercial zone block are not eligible for VPP or RPP. Non-residential address types are not eligible for VPP/RPP.  
Approved VPPs are mailed every Friday via first class mail. 

How to Register for VPP

To register for a Visitor Parking Pass online, please follow these six easy steps:
 
Step 1: Click on the "Register for 2015 VPP" button at the bottom of the webpage. 
 
Step 2: Enter your address number and street name only -- without using commas or periods -- and then click the "Verify Address" button. (When registering for a VPP, your street name must be spelled completely out.)  The street, road, avenue, drive or place can be abbreviated with no commas or periods. 
 
Example: 55 M Street SE or 55 Porter St NW
 
Step 3: Find your address on the list that appears, click on it, and then hit the "Next" button on the bottom of the webpage. 
 
Step 4: Enter your contact information. Include your first and last name, unit number if this is an apartment building or legal unit telephone number and email address as prompted.
 
Example:      * First name: John
                    * Last name: Doe
                    * Unit or apt number: Unit 2
                    * Telephone number: 202-671-2700
                    * Email: John.Doe@dc.gov
 
Step 5: Review your information, click on the box next to "I certify that the information provided on this application is accurate," and then click "Submit Your Request."  Once your request has been submitted you will NOT be able to make any changes.
 
Step 6: Record your confirmation number for your records, or click "Print Confirmation Page" to print a confirmation page. 
 
Example of Confirmation Message: Thank you for submitting your request. Your confirmation number is ______123456789______. Please allow 7 - 10 business days for processing. If you have any questions, please contact DDOT's call center at (202) 671-2700 during normal business hours, between 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, Monday through Friday.
 

How to Check for Eligibility

 
To qualify for a Visitor’s Parking Permit, you must live on a RPP block. Please visit our Residential Permit Parking Block Data Inquiry to confirm your eligibility.
 
If you experience problems registering for Visitor Parking Pass online, please contact DDOT's call center at (202) 671-2700.
 

Register for the 2015 VPP.

Frequently Asked Questions

See below for the General Frequently Asked Questions and the 2015 VPP Frequently Asked Questions for more information. 

Program at a Glance

Program Title: Visitor Parking Passes
Agency: District Department of Transportation
Office: Policy Planning and Sustainability Administration (PPSA)
Type: Administrative