On-street parking can be a bit confusing especially in the Region of Brussels. Indeed, each one of the 19 municipalities have their own rules and payment methods.


Here under, you’ll find everything you need to know about on-street parking payment in Brussels.


First step is to find the most advantageous parking area near your destination. For that, Seety can help. This free app displays all on-street parking information on an interactive map (free areas, prices, schedules, max stay..).


Second step, is to find the most suitable way to pay.

Pay at the parking meter in Brussels

As everywhere, you can directly pay at the parking meter in Brussels.


This option may not be the most convenient, but it is usually the cheapest.

Pay with an app in Brussels

Paying with an app might be more convenient although a bit more expensive than parking at the parking meter. You don’t need coins and no more rushing to the meter to extend your time. Additional benefit, you only pay the actual time of your stay, thus per minute, which is not the case when you pay at the parking meter. Don't forget to stop your parking session though !


In Brussels several payment apps are available: Parkmobile.


Note that you should register first in order to use the different services.

Parkmobile

Pay your on-street parking with the Parkmobile app

Parkmobile is another option in Brussels.

  • Transaction costs of 0,30€
  • Start a new session and choose a zone code either by entering in manually or from the map
  • Note that if you pay by creditcard you will be charged an extra 3% of the total amount of the bill

Convenient if you travel often in Flanders but has a low presence in Brussels (4 municipalities).


More info over Parkmobile here.

Pay by text message in Brussels

Third option to pay your parking in Brussels is by sending an SMS. Usually more expensive than paying with an app but very handy if you have no smartphone or if you don’t want to install another app. You also pay per minute with this option. Don't forget to stop your parking session once you leave your parking spot.

Parkmobile

Pay your on-street parking with the Parkmobile app

  • Transaction costs amount of 0,30€
  • Send an SMS to start/end the session to 4810
  • Note that if you pay by creditcard you will be charged an extra 3% of the total amount of the bill

Don’t forget to register before sending your first SMS.


More info over Parkmobile here.

Useful information about parking in Brussels