Parking chip for employees and businesses

German version

As of June 2017, we have a new customer service centre (entrance Sechskrügelgasse 11, 3rd district). Our public hours have changed as follows: Mon, Tue, Wed and Fri 8 am to 1 pm (afternoon appointments can be made by phone at +43 1 4000-3830), Thu 8 am to 5.30 pm.

General information

Municipal Department 65 – Legal Affairs: Transport and Traffic (MA 65) can grant exemptions for employees and businesses pursuant to Art 45 Austrian Federal Road Traffic Act 1960.

Requirements

  • Information sheet for businesses (exemption at the place of business)
  • Information sheet for car repair shops, hotels and guesthouses
  • Information sheet for businesses with off-site customer service (exemption for job sites), e.g. carpenters, plumbers, etc.
    • Businesses with trade-related off-site customer service: 105 KB PDF
  • Information sheet for employees

Deadlines

If all legal requirements are met, a certificate of exemption will be issued for the licence number of the vehicle in question for a maximum of two years.

Contact

Application advice for businesses

Wirtschaftskammer Wien – Vienna Economic Chamber
1010 Vienna, Stubenring 8-10
Phone: +43 1 51450-1040 (including advice on applications)
E-Mail: parken@wkw.at

Application advice for employees who cannot use public transport at the start or end of their shift

Legal Affairs: Transport and Traffic (MA 65) (German)
Parking management department
1030 Vienna, Sechskrügelgasse 11
Phone: +43 1 4000-3830
Hotline: +43 1 95559 (including advice on applications)
Fax: +43 1 4000-99-38378
E-Mail: post.prb@ma65.wien.gv.at

Procedure

MA 65 is legally required to perform a thorough verification of all information. At the same time, a process is launched to decide the mode of payment for the parking fee (individual parking vouchers or flat-rate fee).

Documents required

The required documents are listed in the relevant information sheet (see General requirements).

Fees

Federal fee:

  • EUR 14.30 for the application
  • EUR 3.90 for each attachment (maximum EUR 21.80)

Administrative fee: EUR 35.70 or EUR 30.70 when filing an online application (Vienna City Council Ordinance on Administrative Fees, Commissions, and Oversight Fees – (Verordnung der Wiener Landesregierung über Verwaltungsabgaben, Kommissions- und Überwachungsgebühren (German))

Parking fee: Vienna City Council Ordinance on the Flat-Rate Payment of Parking Fees (Verordnung des Wiener Gemeinderates über die pauschale Entrichtung der Parkometerabgabe (German))

Please note: If you file the application including all attachments using the online form, you pay a lower fee.

Parking fees for businesses:

Districts

First vehicle 1st to 9th, 14th, 15th (including Stadthalle) and 20th district

First vehicle 10th, 12th, 14th, 15th (excluding Stadthalle) and 16th to 18th district

Each additional vehicle 1st to 9th, 14th, 15th (including Stadthalle) and 20th district

Each additional vehicle 10th, 12th, 14th, 15th (excluding Stadthalle) and 16th to 18th district

1 year

EUR 120

EUR 90

EUR 249

EUR 186

2 years

EUR 240

EUR 180

EUR 498

EUR 372

Parking fees for businesses (evenings):

Districts

First vehicle 1st to 9th, 14th, 15th (including Stadthalle) and 20th district

Each additional vehicle 1st to 9th, 14th, 15th (including Stadthalle) and 20th district

1 year

EUR 60

EUR 138

2 years

EUR 120

EUR 276

Parking fees for employees:

Districts

1st to 10th, 12th, 14th to 18th and 20th district

1 year

EUR 60

2 years

EUR 120

Example If a business is granted an exemption for the 2nd district after filing an online application, the parking chip for the first business vehicle is EUR 285 for the maximum duration of two years (EUR 240 parking fee, EUR 14.30 application fee and EUR 30.70 administrative fee). Additional charges for attachments may be incurred.

Businesses with trade-related off-site customer service and hotels and guesthouses and car repair shops (for customer vehicles) can use daily or weekly flat-rate cards (German) at a price of EUR 4.10 or EUR 20.50 if they have been granted an exemption.

Should the need for the exemption end before the end of the time for which it was granted, parking fees paid for unused months (in full months) can be refunded. The parking card must be returned to MA 65. The electronic parking chip may remain on the vehicle.

The fees can be paid by bank transfer (see payment information in the decision).

Alternatively, you can deposit the fees at the cash desk in the Municipal District Office for the 3rd district (Karl-Borromäus-Platz 3), where you can either pay in cash or by bank card.

The electronic parking chip is only activated after receipt of payment (Duration 2-4 working days).

Billing and payment (German)
For any questions regarding payment, please contact: Municipal Department 6 - Accounting Department 40 (German).

Processing time

The duration of execution depends on whether all necessary documents have been presented completely and on time.

Form

Online form: Parking chip für employees and businesses (German)

Electronic delivery

You will be sent the official notification electronically. If you are not registered with an electronic delivery service (German), you will receive the official notification by post.

Information on electronic delivery of official documents (German)

More information on the electronic delivery of official documents (German)

Further information

You must notify the authority of any changes, such as a new vehicle registration number or a change of business address; however, no notification is required for a change of vehicle if the registration number remains the same. Failure to notify the authority of changes will invalidate the certificate of exemption.

The certificate of exemption may only be used for the purposes stated in the application. If the prerequisites for the exemption are no longer met, stipulations concerning the certificate of exemption are not followed, or the certificate of exemption is used in for a purpose other than the one it was granted for, it will be rescinded and the electronic parking chip will be deactivated.

MA 65 is legally required to perform a thorough verification of all information. At the same time, a process is launched to decide the mode of payment for the parking fee (individual parking vouchers or flat-rate fee).

In shopping streets in restricted parking zone areas, you may park for 1.5 hours with your parking card or electronic parking chip and a parking disc behind the windshield set to the proper time (exception: "Servicekarten").

Existing exemptions for businesses with trade-related off-site customer service that are granted for all districts with parking restrictions also apply to any new districts with parking restrictions that are created during the validity of the certificate of exemption.

Short-term parking restrictions in Vienna (German)

Please note: You can help reduce the workload of the authorities considerably by submitting your documents by e-mail or fax and stating the case number ("Geschäftszahl" or "GZ"). Please let us know upon application whether the vehicle is already equipped with an electronic parking chip.

As a voluntary service, the Vienna City Administration notifies holders of certificates of exemption about three to four months before their expiry by sending an information letter with payment information. If you still meet the requirements, you can apply for a new exemption by paying the fee indicated in the letter. However, this is only possible if the circumstances have remained the same.

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