vPermits or virtual permits are recommended for full-time and part-time staff and students parking regularly.

Annual and 6 month permits are available for staff and students. Check the start/end dates carefully before purchasing.

  • Annual permits: valid from 01 January - 31 December
  • Half year permits: valid from 01 January- 30 June or 1 July to 31 December

Permit types

  • Reserved – available to staff, valid only in designated bays. Staff will be contacted with bay allocations before purchase. Do not purchase a reserved permit unless you have been allocated a bay number.
  • General – available to staff, valid in general bays only
  • Residential - available to students living on residence only
  • Service Permits – Valid in inner-campus service bays (Contractor Permits only)

How to apply

Apply online at vPermit

  • Select role - STUDENT / STAFF / OTHER
  • Create a password to register. Do not use your La Trobe password
  • Register up to 3 vehicles. Only 1 vehicle may be "active" at a time. The active vehicle is the vehicle you are driving and parking that day - if you change vehicles, you need to activate another licence plate.
  • Log back in to vPermit at any time to update your details
  • Please note that it can take up to fifteen minutes for the registration email to arrive and it may go to your junk/clutter mailbox. Please do not try to register repeatedly.

For more information on using vPermit, read this step-by-step guide.

How to pay

  • Pay by Credit or Debit Card
  • Credit/Debit card payments will be directed to OneStop for processing

  • Pay by Credit/Debit card or Salary deduction (part time and full time staff only)
  • Credit/Debit card payments will be directed to OneStop for processing
  • Permits purchased via salary deduction will be automatically activated
    • Salary deduction will be ongoing with no need for renewal and will discontinue when cancelled
    • When purchasing a permit through salary deduction, the first deduction will be for a full fortnight i.e. the first deduction will not be pro-rated even if the permit is purchased towards the end of the current pay period. If the permit is cancelled at a later stage, the pay period in which the permit is cancelled will not be charged
    • Annual fee increases will be applied automatically to the fortnightly deduction. You will be notified in advance of the annual fee increase so that you may choose to cancel your permit before the new fee is applied

Fees and more information

For vPermit fees, visit Fees and Permits. For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

If you experience problems registering for a permit, please contact Infrastructure and Operations

Telephone: (03) 9479 8888
Email: bendigo.parking@latrobe.edu.au