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Pay Penalty In Person

You will need the number from your Summons in order to pay the fine. The payment method is determined by the type of summons you received. In order to pay the penalty you will need the number from your summons.

Vehicle for Hire Cases

All payments must be made to the TLC directly. UnderTLC rules:

  • You must pay the fine within 30 days of the date of the decision.
  • If you fail to pay the fine on time, TLC will place your license on suspension.

Visit the TLC website for payment options.

Consumer Cases

You can pay violations at the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Collections Division, located at 42 Broadway, 5th floor, in downtown Manhattan between Exchange Place and Beaver Street. The DCA Collections Division is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information about paying fines and fees, visit the DCA website.

All Other Cases

You may pay in person, with a check, credit card, or money order, at any OATH Hearings location.

Your check or money order must be made out to: Finance Commissioner, City of New York.

If you have questions or concerns regarding payments, please contact the Clerk's Office.