To pay your ticket by mail, do NOT send cash. You must mail a check or money order, payable to the DC Treasurer, and write the ticket number in the memo line of your check or money order. If you do not have your ticket, write the ticketed vehicle’s state and tag number on your check or money order (for example: MD license tag #123456).
If you have more than one outstanding ticket, and do not provide the ticket number, the payment will be applied to the oldest ticket first, so it is important to include the ticket number with your payment. Additionally, the ticket payment must be received by DC DMV within 30 calendar days of the date the ticket was issued, in the case of parking tickets, or mailed, in the case of photo enforcement tickets. To prevent your ticket fine from doubling, mail your payment at least one week prior to the due date.
Mail your payment for parking, photo enforcement, or minor moving violation tickets.