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Updated 06.03.2022

How to Pay Traffic Fines Online

It’s safe to say that we’ve all gotten the odd traffic fine at some point. With that said, it can quickly become a hassle to pay fines. Luckily, there are several convenient online payment options available. In this article, we take a close look at how to pay for traffic fines online.

Why pay online?

Firstly, paying for traffic fines online is so much easier and more convenient. All you really need is a computer or a smartphone and a secure internet connection. Secondly, paying online is extremely quick and doesn’t take much time. In essence, it will save you plenty of time standing in long queues.

Where can I pay for traffic fines online?

There are plenty of online portals that allow users to pay for traffic fines. These portals are easy to use and very efficient. In short, all you have to do is sign-up, log in and manage payments.

– Pay City

Pay City is one of the top platforms that allow citizens to view all their traffic fines. Here, people can simply log in to the system, view and pay for fines. The Pay City portal is convenient and easy to use. Furthermore, users can also view the details, images, and a copy of the original fine.

Pay City- How to pay for traffic fines online

Website: https://www.paycity.co.za/

New users will first need to create an account. Simply enter your first name, last name, email address, and password. Next, click on “Agree to terms and conditions”. Pay City will then email you a verification link to activate the account.

Users will then need to enter their ID number to view any outstanding fines. All fines will be displayed on the online system.

Pay City accepts credit and debit card payments from MasterCard and Visa cards. However, users can also make use of an instant EFT option. This option is available for ABSA, Capitec, FNB, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Investec clients.

In addition, users will have to pay an R10.00 service fee per fine paid.

– EasyPay

EasyPay is one of the leading payment solution platforms in South Africa. They offer a variety of services, including paying for traffic fines online. All users will first need to register before using the portal.

EasyPay- How to pay traffic fines online

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use EasyPay

  1. First, visit https://new.easypay.co.za/
  2. Click on “Pay traffic fine” on the left navigation bar
  3. Enter the EasyPay number that appears on the fine
  4. Supply the fine reference number
  5. Click on “Submit”
  6. Make payment for the outstanding traffic fine

– AARTO

AARTO is a government-based website that allows citizens to pay for traffic fines online. One of the perks of using AARTO is that citizens get a 50% discount if they pay for fines within 32 days. Furthermore, AARTO also allows users to pay their fines in installments. The AARTO website is extremely simple and easy to use.

AARTO- How to pay traffic fines online

  1. Visit https://online.aarto.gov.za/
  2. Click on register (if you haven’t registered)
  3. Register by entering your ID, surname and initials
  4. Click on “Next”
  5. Enter your mobile number and email address
  6. Click “Next”
  7. Enter the OTP
  8. Create a password and click on “Submit”

Log in as an individual driver or as a proxy for a company. Thereafter, enter your ID details and OTP pin. Users will then be able to view all past and present infringement notices. Furthermore, users will also be notified if there are any outstanding traffic fines. Payment can then be made without any additional service fees.

– South African banks

FNB, ABSA, Standard Bank, and Capitec have all partnered with municipalities nationwide to help citizens pay for their traffic fines.  

FisNB- How to pay for traffic fines online

FNB customers can use their online banking, FNB app, or cellphone banking to pay for fines.

Online banking
  1. Log on to www.fnb.co.za
  2. Select “payments”
  3. Click on “traffic fines”
  4. Search for fines using the notice number or ID number
  5. Click on “pay” next to the fine notice
  6. Select the account you would like to pay from
  7. Click on “confirm”
  8. Approve the payment from the FNB banking app
  9. Click on “Finish”
FNB App
  1. Login to the FNB app
  2. Select “nav-igate life”
  3. Click on “car”
  4. Select “my fines”
  5. Choose the fine you would like to pay
  6. Click on “continue”
  7. Review the summary and click “continue”
  8. Select the account you would like to pay from
  9. Click on finish
Cellphone banking
  1. Dial *120*321# on your cellphone
  2. Select option 4 “payments”
  3. Next, select, option 6 “traffic fines”
  4. Select the traffic fine you want to pay
  5. Choose the account you would like to pay from
  6. Review the confirmation and select “confirm”

ABSA- How to pay traffic fines online

ABSA clients can make use of this simple payment method.

  1. Visit https://ib.absa.co.za/absa-online/login.jsp
  2. Enter login credentials
  3. Select “Transact” from the side bar
  4. Select “Traffic fines”
  5. Enter the reference number of the fine
  6. Make payment

Standard bank- How to pay traffic fines online

  1. Log on to the Standard bank website
  2. Select “Transact”
  3. Click on “Pay” and select “Traffic fines”
  4. Alternatively, users can “Search for fines” by entering the notice number
  5. Tick the box of the fine you would like to pay
  6. Enter a reference number for your own records
  7. Choose the payment notification method
  8. Click on “Next”
  9. Select “Confirm”
  10. Enter the OTP
  11. Click on “Pay”

In conclusion

Paying for traffic fines has never been easier. Gone are the days where you have to stand in long queues. Online payments are quick and fast to do and are effective almost instantly. It’s always best to pay for fines as soon as possible. This way, citizens can enjoy up to 50% discount on infringement notices.

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