City of Boston

PLEASE NOTE: You may only use the Internet for the purchase of meter cards. If you would like to reload the card(s) you will need to visit

Office of the Parking Clerk, Room 224, City Hall, Monday through Friday, 9AM to 4:30PM

Boston Tow Lot, 200 Frontage Road, Monday through Friday 7AM to 11PM, Saturdays, 8AM to 1PM

Please make sure you have a zero balance on your card before you reload the meter card at the listed locations above or you’ll lose the remaining balance.

Reloading of an activated card cannot be done via the web. You may however, purchase a new card via the web.
With this system you may purchase:
  • Pre-paid Boston Meter Cards that can be used in lieu of coins at single-space parking meters on City of Boston streets.

    $5.00 card value     


    $25.00 card value   


    $50.00 card value   


    $75.00 card value   


    $100.00 card value  

  • A maximum quantity of 5 cards
  • You will need a debit or credit card (Visa, MasterCard)

Please note:
  • Orders will be mailed within three business days of the order date.
  • Cards will be shipped via US Postal Service. Please allow 7 business days to receive your order.
  • Your shipping address should match the billing address of your credit card.
  • For Meter Card instructions and FAQ’s press here: Meter Card Instructions/FAQ's

Online Payment Support
For support making payments via the web, please e-mail or call.