How do I know if I need to pay London Low Emission Zone?

How do I know if I need to pay London Low Emission Zone?

Daily charges should be paid by midnight on the next working day after the first day of travel. Charging days run from midnight to midnight, so if you were to drive within the LEZ between 23:30 and 01:00 the next day, you would need to pay for two days.

How do you check if my car is exempt from ULEZ?

You can find out for free if your vehicle is ULEZ compliant by entering your registration plate at above and getting one of our free checks. If your vehicle is ULEZ compliant, you will not have to pay a charge if you drive within the ULEZ zone.

Can cars go in London Low Emission Zone?

Cars and motorcycles are exempt from the scheme. So are some light vans, specialist and historic vehicles.

Can I drive my diesel car in London?

Can you drive diesel cars in London? All of Britain’s diesel cars are allowed to be driven in London, but around 9.5 million of them don’t meet the latest Euro 6 emissions standards. These cars will incur the £12.50 daily ULEZ charge if they are driven in the zone.

What happens if I drive through a low emission zone?

We may issue a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN) if you drive within the Low Emission Zone (LEZ) without meeting emissions standards or paying the appropriate daily charge. You may be issued with a PCN if: Your vehicle does not meet LEZ emissions standards and you are not exempt or registered for a 100% discount.

Are diesel cars ULEZ compliant?

Petrol cars that meet the ULEZ standards are generally those first registered with the DVLA after 2005, although cars that meet the standards have been available since 2001. Diesel cars that meet the standards are generally those first registered with the DVLA after September 2015.

Can I take my car into central London?

Congestion Charge applies to most vehicles driving into central London between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday and noon to 6pm on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays.

What will happen to diesel cars after 2020?

All new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans are set to be banned from sale in 2030. New hybrids will be given a stay of execution until 2035, on the condition they are capable of covering a “significant distance” in zero-emission mode – a term which the Government has yet to define.

How Long Will diesel cars be ULEZ compliant?

The government has announced that the sale of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned by 2030, along with most hybrid cars that use existing technology.

Do I have to pay to drive through London?

The Congestion Charge is a £15 daily charge if you drive within the Congestion Charge zone 7:00-18:00 Monday-Friday and 12:00-18:00 Sat-Sun and bank holidays. No charge between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day bank Holiday (inclusive). The easiest way to pay is by setting up Auto Pay.

Are all diesel cars ULEZ?

Diesel cars must meet Euro 6 standards to be ULEZ compliant. Almost every diesel car registered since September 2015 meets these standards, though some earlier models do too (you can find some ULEZ compliant diesel cars going back to 2012).

Can I take my diesel car into London?

What vehicles are exempt from ULEZ?

All vehicles that have a historic vehicle tax class will be exempt from the ULEZ. This tax class excludes any vehicle used commercially (for example, coffee vans or street food vans).

How do I find out if I owe the Congestion Charge in London?


  1. UK: 0343 222 2222 (TfL call charges)
  2. International:+44 343 222 2222.
  3. Textphone: 020 7649 9123 (if you have impaired hearing)

Do I need to pay the London congestion charge?