Pay By Phone Parking

Instruction

A convenient alternative to paying at the meter and includes the option to receive a text message reminder before your parking expires. You can even extend your parking session from anywhere. 

Here’s how Pay By Phone works

  1. Smartphone users can enter m.paybyphone.com(link is external) on their browser or download the iPhone(link is external)/Android(link is external)/Blackberry(link is external) app. Or call 1-866-234-7275.
  2. Enter Location # posted on PayByPhone signage. (See full list of location codes below.)
  3. Enter desired parking time.

Look for these signs near parking meters:

Sign up for a free PayByPhone account 1 of 3 ways:

Mobile: m.paybyphone.com(link is external)iPhone(link is external)/Android(link is external)/Blackberry(link is external)  apps.

Online:  www.paybyphone.com(link is external)

Call: 1-866-234-7275

Provide the following information:

  • Mobile phone number
  • Credit Card number (VISA, MasterCard, AM/EX, Discover)
  • License plate number

Your details are saved and automatically recognized each time you pay by phone.

Important things to remember:

  • Parking costs are automatically charged to the credit card associated with your account.
  • You can receive optional text message alerts when your session is about to expire (carrier rates apply).
  • You are limited to the maximum parking duration permitted under local area parking restrictions.
  • By-law enforcement officers have access to a real-time list of who has paid by phone

Where can I park and PayByPhone?

At most UC Berkeley public parking lots and garages. Look for Paybyphone signs near pay stations and surrounding areas.

Parking restrictions:

No public parking 5am-5pm, M-F at most lots, see signs for details.

What are the Benefits?

  • No need for cash or coins
  • Text message reminders
  • Extend your time from anywhere by phone
  • View & print parking receipts online
  • Easy to use mobile app

Pay By Phone Parking

Pay By Phone UC Berkeley LocationLocation Code
Pay By Phone UC Berkeley LocationLocation Code
4th Street 9403
Bancroft Fulton East and Bancroft Fulton West 9413
Bancroft Structure

9414

Banway Lot 9420
Berkeley Way Lot 1 and Berkeley Way Lot 2 9424
Boalt Lot 9428
Botanical Garden Lot 9431
Bowles Lot 9441
CKC Northwest 9500
Clark Kerr Southwest Lot 9452
Clark Kerr Sport Lane 9454
Dana Durant Lot 9458
Dwinelle Lot 9462
East Lot 9485
Ellsworth Structure 9464
Foothill Lot 9469
Genetics 9475
Golden Bear Lot 9478
Gridiron Way 9479
LHS Plaza (2 machines) 9485
Lower Hearst (3 machines) 9480
MLK 9483
RSF Garage 9484
Terrace 1 9485
Terrace 2 9485
Terrace 3 9485
Underhill 1 and Underhill 2 9472
University Hall West Lot 9486
Upper Hearst L1/L3 (2 machines) 9489
Vista lot (1 machine) 9485
West Gate 1 & West Gate 2 (SW Crescent) 9502
Witter Lot 1 & Witter Lot 2 9496
Cross Campus Rd 9457
Eshleman Road 9468
Frank Schlessinger Way 9470
Dwight Way 9501
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive 9482
UC Berkeley Extension 9477