Upon receipt of a parking violation, you have 7 days from the date of issuance of the parking violation to exercise any of one of two options:
Contact the Clerk's Office Traffic Division at 850-595-4360 for additional information.
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Currently, parking violations in Escambia County are:
Parking Violations issued in Escambia County (not within the City of Pensacola) are due within 7 calendar days from the date of issuance.
A delinquent fee will be assessed against you and the unpaid parking violation will be turned over to a collection agency, thereby adding up to an additional 40% fee. After three or more unpaid parking violations, your drivers license may be suspended.
You may pay your court fines, fees, and other costs using either of the four methods
Generally, the Clerk's Office accepts cash, personal check, Mastercard, and Visa for the payment of filing fees and fines.
Yes, we accept payments for traffic fines, court costs, and service charges over the phone using Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express. Payments may be made by calling the Clerk’s Traffic Division at 850-595-4360. The name on the card and the name of the person authorizing payment (the caller) must be the same, unless the card is registered to a business account. A credit card processing fee will be charged for each payment made by phone.
If you are unable to pay your ticket within the 30-day timeframe, you must call the Traffic Division at 850-595-4360 to request a one-time 30-day extension to pay the fine or apply for participation in the Clerk's Partial Payment Program in order to avoid having your drivers license suspended. If the defendant elects the 30-day extension, and the ticket remains unpaid at the end of the 30 days, no further extensions will be granted and the defendant must enter the Clerk's Partial Payment Program in order to avoid suspension of the defendant's drivers license.
Once your account has been turned over to collections, you have forfeited your right to participate in the Clerk's partial payment program and you must deal directly with the collection agency for payment information and instructions.
A D-6 is a clearance form showing that you have met all court requirements and/or have paid all outstanding traffic citations. You must provide this form to DHSMV in order to have your drivers license reinstated. The Escambia County Clerk's Traffic Division can reinstate your drivers license for a fee.