The Transport for London Congestion Charge (CC)

Vehicles which drive within a clearly defined zone of central London between the hours of 07:00-22:00, every day, except Christmas Day (25 December) have to pay a daily Congestion Charge. The daily charge is GBP 15.00 if you pay in advance or on the same day, or GBP 17.50 by midnight of the third charging day after travel.

The Congestion Charge can be purchased in several ways. These include, by telephone through the call centre on 0343 222 2222 (international callers +44 343 222 2222), online at, by SMS text messaging (if registered with TfL) or by post.

One can also use an automated method of payment for the Congestion Charge. This is called Congestion Charging Auto Pay (CC Auto Pay) and allows account holders to be billed automatically for days travelled each month. The daily charge is GBP 15.00 Up to five vehicles can be registered for CC Auto Pay at It costs GBP 10 per vehicle to register per year.

Discount registration for vehicles with nine or more seats

Some individuals and vehicles are exempt from payment or can claim a discount on the charge.

This online facility is to assist you in registering a vehicle with nine or more seats for the 100% discount from Congestion Charging. By selecting a language using the drop down menu, an application form will be produced in the language selected.

Once completed, and the submit button selected, a PDF version will be produced in English, which should be printed, signed and forwarded to TfL Congestion Charging, PO Box 344, Darlington, DL1 9QE, United Kingdom. Please do not forget to enclose copies of the relevant supporting documentation.

Further general information can be found at

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