Pay for a traffic citation from the County of Broward, Florida online using this service.

When you elect this option, it is considered a conviction and points may be assessed to your driver license. You will not be allowed to elect the driving school option at a later date.

Civil traffic infractions must be paid within 30 calendar days from the date the citation was issued. Failure to pay may result in Driver License suspension and late fees and reinstatement fees may be assessed.

FAQs

What are my options for a payable Broward County traffic ticket?

Option 1: Pay citation within 30 days

  • Plead guilty
  • No driving school (Points will be assessed if applicable)
  • No court appearance

Option 2: Pay Citation/Elect to attend driving school within 30 days of receiving citation

  • Plead no contest
  • No court appearance
  • It is your responsibility to elect and enroll in a driving school
  • Retain a copy of your citation in order to register at any Florida approved driving school
  • Complete driving school within 90 days of making election and send completion to the Clerk of the Courts Traffic Division (Failure to complete school timely may result in additional fees and/or points being assessed)
  • DO NOT send driving school fees to the Clerk of Courts
  • NOTE: Violations not eligible for Driving School
    • Child Restraint violations
    • A person who holds a Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver License
    • Certain speeding violations of 30 MPH and above

Option 3: Plead not guilty within 30 days to request a court hearing

  • A person charged with any Civil Traffic violation may request a hearing within 30 days and up to 180 days after the violation. If the 180th day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the person who is charged must request the hearing within 177 days after the violation. If after 180 days the defendant may request a hearing by submitting a defendant request order form to the Judge or Hearing officer to review.
  • A plea of not guilty is filed in person, by mail, or via the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal.
  • The case is set for a pretrial conference date and the violator is notified via mail.
  • Failure to appear for a court date may result in a license suspension being issued or hearing held in absentia.

What if my fine is overdue or I need an extension?

If you received a payable traffic ticket from Broward County, your payment must be received in the Clerk's Office within 30 calendar days of the date you received your citation as noted on the information you were given by the law enforcement officer. Failure to comply will result in the suspension of your driver license and additional delinquent fees will be assessed.

If you have appeared in court and previously were given time to pay your fine by the Judge or Hearing Officer, and are now requiring additional time to pay your fine, you must request this extension in writing, for consideration. Please make this request to the Judge or Hearing Officer you appeared before. If you do not remember the Judge or Hearing Officer's name, you may address the request to the "Honorable Judge of the County Court". Please forward your request to the Broward Clerk of Courts.

Once the Judge or Hearing Officer has rendered a decision, the Clerk's Office will advise you of the decision by mail.

Pay for a traffic citation from the County of Broward, Florida online using this service.

When you elect this option, it is considered a conviction and points may be assessed to your driver license. You will not be allowed to elect the driving school option at a later date.

Civil traffic infractions must be paid within 30 calendar days from the date the citation was issued. Failure to pay may result in Driver License suspension and late fees and reinstatement fees may be assessed.

FAQs

What are my options for a payable Broward County traffic ticket?

Option 1: Pay citation within 30 days

  • Plead guilty
  • No driving school (Points will be assessed if applicable)
  • No court appearance

Option 2: Pay Citation/Elect to attend driving school within 30 days of receiving citation

  • Plead no contest
  • No court appearance
  • It is your responsibility to elect and enroll in a driving school
  • Retain a copy of your citation in order to register at any Florida approved driving school
  • Complete driving school within 90 days of making election and send completion to the Clerk of the Courts Traffic Division (Failure to complete school timely may result in additional fees and/or points being assessed)
  • DO NOT send driving school fees to the Clerk of Courts
  • NOTE: Violations not eligible for Driving School
    • Child Restraint violations
    • A person who holds a Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver License
    • Certain speeding violations of 30 MPH and above

Option 3: Plead not guilty within 30 days to request a court hearing

  • A person charged with any Civil Traffic violation may request a hearing within 30 days and up to 180 days after the violation. If the 180th day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, the person who is charged must request the hearing within 177 days after the violation. If after 180 days the defendant may request a hearing by submitting a defendant request order form to the Judge or Hearing officer to review.
  • A plea of not guilty is filed in person, by mail, or via the Florida Courts E-Filing Portal.
  • The case is set for a pretrial conference date and the violator is notified via mail.
  • Failure to appear for a court date may result in a license suspension being issued or hearing held in absentia.

What if my fine is overdue or I need an extension?

If you received a payable traffic ticket from Broward County, your payment must be received in the Clerk's Office within 30 calendar days of the date you received your citation as noted on the information you were given by the law enforcement officer. Failure to comply will result in the suspension of your driver license and additional delinquent fees will be assessed.

If you have appeared in court and previously were given time to pay your fine by the Judge or Hearing Officer, and are now requiring additional time to pay your fine, you must request this extension in writing, for consideration. Please make this request to the Judge or Hearing Officer you appeared before. If you do not remember the Judge or Hearing Officer's name, you may address the request to the "Honorable Judge of the County Court". Please forward your request to the Broward Clerk of Courts.

Once the Judge or Hearing Officer has rendered a decision, the Clerk's Office will advise you of the decision by mail.