Pay a Clean Air Zone charge

You can pay a Clean Air Zone charge by calling the National Contact Centre on 0300 029 8888: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 7:00pm Saturday 8:00am to 2:00pm, or you can pay online. Pay a Clean Air Zone charge on the GOV.UK website >

Businesses, organisations and public services

What does it mean for my business?

Check your vehicle

The Clean Air Zone will help improve Birmingham’s air quality by charging the owners of the most polluting vehicles to drive through an area within the A4540 Middleway (but not the Middleway itself).

If your vehicle(s) meet the emission standards for the Clean Air Zone you will not need to pay the daily charge. The emissions standards for the Clean Air Zone are:

  • Euro 6 (VI) or better for diesel engines
  • Euro 4 or better for petrol engines
  • For diesel/petrol electric hybrids the vehicle should meet the relevant emission standards
  • Fully electric or hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles will not need to pay the charge

What exemptions and support are available?

A full list of exemptions can be found on our exemptions page.

Apply for an exemption

If your business has non-compliant heavy duty vehicles which are required to pay the daily charge, you may also be eligible for the Heavy Duty Vehicle (HDV) Fund