Student Parking

**Please check the main page for updates regarding parking during Covid.**

Daily Parking

There is no free parking on the SFU Burnaby Campus; vehicles not displaying a valid SFU parking permit must pay the daily parking rate either at the ticket vending machine, or through the Passport Canada mobile app.

Please check the Rates and Refunds section for daily rates, or click here for the Burnaby Campus parking map. 

Parking Permits

Students can purchase an Indoor permit, an Outdoor permit, or a Residence permit for the semester. 

Note: Outdoor permits tend to sell out so we recommend that you attend prior to the first week of classes to purchase. New sales start the month before semester start, renewals start two months before semester start.


Rates (per Semester)



Pre-Tax Semester Rate

Total Semester Rate

Tier 2a

Indoor Permits (West Parkade & South Parkade P1/P2)



Tier 3a

Outdoor Permits (East Parking, North Parking, South Parking); Residence Main Lot



NEW Tier 3b  

Residence West Lot



Please visit the Parking and Sustainable Mobility Services offices to purchase your parking permit for the coming semester; remember to bring photo ID with you, as well as all your vehicle information (license plate, make & model, etc.) 

Roaming Priviledges

Roaming Privileges are in effect after 4:30pm on weekdays, and all day on weekends and statutory holidays. During this time any permit holder may park in any permit lot, visitor lot, or any space not marked disability or 24 Hours Reserved. 

Vehicle Information

  • Vehicles MUST be registered to a permit before they are parked on campus. 
  • A vehicle may only be registered to one account at a time.
  • A maximum of four vehicles can be registered to a parking permit; only one vehicle may be parked with a permit on campus at a time. 
  • The permit holder is responsible for all fines issued to the license plates registered to their permit.

Vehicle Updates:

Permit Holders are responsible for keeping their vehicle information up to date with Parking & Sustainable Mobility Services; please fill out an online account information update form, or send an email with the make, model, colour, and license plate number of the vehicle along with your SFU ID number or permit number to

Lost/Stolen Permits:

If a permit is lost or stolen, the permit holder must visit the Parking & Sustainable Mobility Service Office to fill out a lost/stolen permit report form. There is a replacement fee of $7.00 to obtain a new permit. 

All permit holders are responsible for reading and abiding by the Parking Regulations; Parking and Sustainable Mobility Services both tickets and impounds vehicles found to be parked in violation.

SFU Parking and Sustainable Mobility Services operates the parking at the Burnaby Campus. Different parking regulations apply at the Surrey and Downtown Campuses.