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How to pay a parking ticket

You have four options to pay the fine.

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Or use the Boston PayTix app

You can look up unpaid tickets, avoid late fees with reminders, and make secure payments. You can download the app on or through .

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Write a letter to the City

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namThe letter needs to include your:

  • ticket and registration number
  • name and address, and
  • payment for the fine.

For payments by mail, we only accept personal checks or money orders made payable to the City of Boston.

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Mail your information to the City

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namYou can send your information to:

City of Boston
P.O. Box 55800
Boston, MA 02205

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Have your info ready for the call

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namFind your parking ticket number. If you lost your ticket number, use your plate or registration number.

For payments over the phone, we only accept debit or credit cards from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or American Express. Please note:Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền nam There is a service fee of 2.5 percent of the total ticket cost. This fee is paid to the card processor and not kept by the City.

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Call the City

You can reach us at 617-635-3888. Our pay-by-phone system is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Get your payment together

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namAt City Hall, we accept cash, debit or credit cards from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or American Express, and checks or money orders made payable to the City of Boston.

Xổ số miền bắc xổ số miền namIf you use a credit card or debit card, there is a non-refundable service fee of 2.5% of the total payment, with a $1 minimum. This fee is paid to the card processor and not kept by the City.

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You pay your parking ticket at:

1 City Hall Square, Room 224
Boston, MA 02201
Office hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Payment Info:
  • Online or over the phone: We only accept debit or credit cards from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or American Express.
  • In person: You can pay with cash, a cashier's check, a money order, or a debit card or credit card from Mastercard, Visa, Discover, or American Express.
  • By mail: We only accept personal checks or money orders.
Need to Know:

COVID-19 update: We're holding in-person meetings for critical needs and by appointment only. .


, or call 844-330-2020.

Contact:
Parking Clerk
1 City Hall Square
Room 224
Boston, MA 02201-2007

Keep in mind

  • You must pay the fine within 21 days of getting your ticket to avoid an additional penalty.
  • If you appeal your ticket and we deny your appeal, you must pay your ticket within 10 days or request a hearing. To request a hearing with the Office of the Parking Clerk, call 617-635-4410.
  • Any ticket issued by a Parking Enforcement Officer is uploaded to the City’s online system the same day. Handwritten tickets may take longer to be added to the system.
  • For out-of-state plates or unknown ticket numbers, please call the Parking Clerk at 617-635-4410.

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