How to Pay Your Virginia Traffic Ticket Online


Looking to pay your Virginia traffic ticket online? If so, you may have already come across this page on the Virginia Judicial System website.

Needless to say, the Commonwealth does not exactly make the process intuitive.

In an attempt to simplify the process for you, we’ve provided easy to follow, step-by-step instructions (with pictures!) for paying your Virginia traffic ticket online.


  • Pay Your Virginia District Court Ticket Online
  • All traffic cases in Virginia start in the General District Court (or Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court for people under 18-years-old). If you’ve received a traffic ticket in Virginia, use these steps to pay your ticket online.

  • Pay Your Virginia Circuit Court Ticket Online
  • Circuit Court handle trials for all felonies. So if you get convicted of a felony and need to pay, it would be in Circuit Court. Traffic cases only go to Circuit Court on appeal.

Paying a Virginia District Court Traffic Ticket Online

There are two kinds of payments in the General District Court – pre and post-cost. You can pre-pay a minor traffic ticket by pleading guilty and paying the fine. Whether you are pre-paying for a minor traffic ticket, or post-paying a fine for a ticket where the court date has passed, the process (as outlined below) is generally the same.

Remember, if your court date hasn’t arrived yet, there’s still time to talk with a lawyer. We invite you to contact Andrew Flusche today to discuss your case and your legal options.

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Step 1: Click here, then click Accept

Step 2: From the left side of the screen, select the relevant Court

    Note: The court for your case can be found near the top of your ticket under the heading:

Step 3: Choose to search by Name, Case Number, or Hearing Date, or Service/Process

Step 4: Enter your information and click Search

Step 5: Find your case and click Mark for Payment

Step 6: Click Process Payment

Step 7: Click Continue Payment Process

Step 8: Enter payment amount and click Continue Payment Process

Step 9: Enter your credit card and billing information and click Submit Payment

Paying a Virginia Circuit Court Ticket Online

Step 1: Click here, then click Accept

Step 2: Select Court Level, Search Type, and Court Location

    Important! Be sure to select each of the top items before entering your information in the fields below. If you enter your information first, and then select the top items, your info will be wiped out.

    Note: J&DR Court stands for Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

Step 3: Enter your case information. Search either by Name or Case Number

Step 4: Find your case, select radio button, and click Pay

Step 5: Enter payment amount, email, and the click Proceed to Payment Collection

Step 6: Enter credit card information to complete payment:


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