Pay for Traffic Citation

Pay for Traffic Citation

Pay for a Traffic Citation in the County of Sacramento online using this service.

Traffic citations must first be received from the issuing law enforcement agency and entered into the Traffic system before you can view / pay your citation online. Most citations are not received by the Court from the issuing law enforcement agency for up to 30 days from the date of the ticket (violation date). Please allow a minimum of 30 days from the date your ticket was issued for processing.

FAQs

What if I cannot afford to pay for a traffic citation from the Sacramento County?

If you cannot afford to pay the fine, you may appear in person and request to perform community service in lieu of the fine at your arraignment date (date listed on your citation). If your case qualifies and your request for community service is granted, you may be required to pay court fees as well as community service registration and daily fees. The registration and daily fees for community service are based on your ability to pay. 

Community service placements are handled by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. There are a variety of assignments available for all education levels and physical limitations. Flexible schedules and hours may also be available. Please note that you cannot be sentenced to community service and Traffic Violator School on the same case.

Pay for Traffic Citation

Pay for Traffic Citation

Pay for a Traffic Citation in the County of Sacramento online using this service.

Traffic citations must first be received from the issuing law enforcement agency and entered into the Traffic system before you can view / pay your citation online. Most citations are not received by the Court from the issuing law enforcement agency for up to 30 days from the date of the ticket (violation date). Please allow a minimum of 30 days from the date your ticket was issued for processing.

FAQs

What if I cannot afford to pay for a traffic citation from the Sacramento County?

If you cannot afford to pay the fine, you may appear in person and request to perform community service in lieu of the fine at your arraignment date (date listed on your citation). If your case qualifies and your request for community service is granted, you may be required to pay court fees as well as community service registration and daily fees. The registration and daily fees for community service are based on your ability to pay. 

Community service placements are handled by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. There are a variety of assignments available for all education levels and physical limitations. Flexible schedules and hours may also be available. Please note that you cannot be sentenced to community service and Traffic Violator School on the same case.