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 >

Recovery vehicles

Recovery vehicles which will be subject to a Clean Air Zone charge can apply for a permanent exemption if they are:

  • used exclusively for vehicle recovery
  • over 3.5 tonnes

For each vehicle, you will need to provide copies of all of the following documents:

  • V5C logbook (inside page showing the vehicle details)
  • Insurance documents
  • LOLER certificate

In addition, businesses which meet the eligibility criteria could apply for funding to upgrade their fleet through the Heavy Duty Vehicle Fund.

Apply for an exemption permit