Parking Stickers

Residential Guest Passes

The office sells 24 hour guest passes. These are available to purchase during regular office hours. Each household, located within a zone, is entitled to purchase three books (45 passes) every 30 days. As of April 2016, the City Clerk’s offices are the only locations that will accept cash, ward offices can only accept credit or debit cards.


Minimum: 15 passes for $8
Monthly maximum: 45 passes for $24
These passes expire at the end of the year.


Chicago City Stickers, Residential Zone Stickers and Guest Passes are all sold at the City Clerk’s Office or Clerk Satellite Facilities.

Clerk Valencia’s website can be found here.

City Stickers/Residential Zone Stickers

If you live in the City of Chicago for more than 30 days, you are required to have a Chicago City Sticker. We do not sell City Stickers at our office. You may purchase City Stickers at the following locations:

City Clerk’s Office
City Clerk Satellite Office

Currency Exchanges*

*Please be aware that there may be a convenience fee associated with purchasing stickers at a currency exchange location. Currency exchanges can only process orders for vehicles with in-state license plates. If you have out-of-state plates, visit the City Clerk’s office to purchase your sticker.

City Sticker Facts

The annual costs for vehicles can be found here.

If you have a larger truck, van, or SUV you may need to purchase an additional large passenger sticker. Make sure to check the Chicago City Clerk for information and to see if your vehicle qualifies.

If you are age 65 or older, you are eligible to receive a senior citizen discount on your sticker.

You will need to provide proof of vehicle registration and proof of residency.

If you are a new resident or a current resident who has purchased a new or used vehicle (within the last 30 calendar days), you are not subject to a late fee. Please provide your bill of sale or documentation that you recently moved into the City of Chicago when you purchase your sticker.

Residential Zone Sticker Facts

The annual cost of a residential sticker is $25.00, however they are prorated if you are having an existing vehicle sticker reprinted.

You can find a map of zoned parking areas here.