If you have been assessed a fine and/or mandatory surcharge, you must make payment by the date directed by the Court.
Acceptable Forms of Payment
Acceptable forms of payments are: cash, money order or certified bank check payable to the City Court, applying bail monies to a fine (click here for further instructions). credit cards (Mastercard, Visa & Discover) are accepted on Vehicle and Traffic Law cases only.
Note: The Court does NOT accept personal checks.
Where to Pay
Payments may be made: in person at the Clerk's Office located in the City Hall by mail (click here for address). Do NOT send cash through the mail. If paying by credit card (Mastercard, Visa & Discover) by mail for a Vehicle and Traffic case, you should request a credit card payment slip from the Clerk's office.
Note: Credit Card payments are not accepted via the telephone.
The Court does NOT accept partial payments.
Extension to Pay
If additional time is needed to pay a fine or surcharge, you MUST appear in court at 9:00 a.m. on any day to request an extension.
Consequences of Failing to Pay
Failure to pay the fine and/or mandatory surcharge as directed will result in a warrant for your arrest and may result in the suspension of your drivers license.