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Switzerland

Switzerland

Switzerland has adopted the European Model Parking Card.


Parking spaces

 

Those reserved for a Parking Card holder are marked with the wheelchair symbol.

 

Do not park if the space is marked with someone's name or a licence plate number.

 

Where you may use your Parking Card

 

Swiss Parking Card holder

You may use your Parking Card in most EU / EEA member states, and in some other countries around the world.

 

Look at the entry for the country you intend visiting to see if your Parking Card can be used.

 

Visitor to Switzerland

Visitor from another EU / EEA member state – you may use your Parking Card in Switzerland.

 

Visitor from outside the EU / EEA – you may use your Parking Card in Switzerland.

 

Parking disc – you must display a parking disc if you are taking advantage of parking time concessions.

 

Parking on Roads

 

You may park for up to two hours on a road where parking is prohibited, provided you do not cause an obstruction or danger.

 

In some areas, you are required to pay to park and must not exceed the paid-for time – check the parking signs or ask locally.

 

In other areas, when you pay to park you may exceed the maximum time you have paid for by up to six hours – check the parking signs or ask locally.

 

You may park for up to six hours over the time limit on a road where parking is free but restricted by time.

 

You may park for up to two hours in a restricted traffic zone, for example, residential and pedestrian zones where signs show access is permitted - check the traffic signs or ask locally.

 

Parking in Car Parks

 

You may have to pay to park and not exceed the paid-for time – check the parking notices or ask an attendant.

 

Visitor to Switzerland – print and display this notice next to your Parking Card

 

Click here to print notice

   

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