Before you pay

Driver fines or fees

Defaulted driver fines are for any unpaid moving violation and do not include vehicle (parking or highway toll) fines.

Examples of moving violations are:

  • speeding
  • drinking and driving
  • careless driving
  • racing

Learn more about demerit points and infractions

You may have to pay a reinstatement fee or Administrative Monetary Penalty (AMP) if your licence was suspended.

Your licence could be suspended:

  • at the side of the road (a roadside suspension)
  • a court could order a suspension
  • if you receive a suspension letter from the Ministry of Transportation

Learn more about licence suspension

Pay online

Default fines, reinstatement fees or other penalties

To pay defaulted fines, reinstatement fees or other penalties online you need:

  • your driver’s licence number
  • your name, date of birth and address 
  • your licence class and vision condition
  • the suspension number (located on the “Notice of Suspension of Driver’s Licence” document sent by the Ministry of Transportation)

or

  • the offence number (located on the “Notice of Fine and Due Date” or the “Fine Order” form from the courts)

Reinstatement fee or Administrative Monetary Penalty (AMP)

To pay a reinstatement fee and/or Administrative Monetary Penalty online you need:

  • your driver’s licence number
  • your name, date of birth and address 
  • your licence class and vision condition
  • the suspension number (located on the “Notice of Suspension of Driver’s Licence” document sent by the Ministry of Transportation)

407 ETR system update
From January 27 – February 6, 2024, 407 ETR will not process payments for overdue tolls while a system update is underway. If you have an unpaid 407 toll that will prevent you from renewing your licence plate, please make payments to ServiceOntario directly (online or in-person) to avoid delays in completing your plate renewal.

Pay fines or fees online

Online payment

  • Visa, Mastercard

Pay in-person

To pay defaulted fines, reinstatement fees, and Administrative Monetary Penalty (AMP) in-person you need:

Payment

Visa, Mastercard, Interac, debit or cash

Vehicle fines, penalties or tolls

You must pay outstanding vehicle fines, penalties, tolls and fees when you renew your licence plate. These include:

  • highway tolls
  • outstanding vehicle licensing fees (bounced cheques, for example)
  • vehicle fines or penalties such as:
    • parking
    • red light camera
    • passing a stopped school bus
    • operating an unlicensed taxi
    • automated speed enforcement
    • passing a stopped streetcar

To pay any outstanding fines, penalties tolls or fees on your vehicle, please visit a ServiceOntario centre.

Find a ServiceOntario centre

Driving eligibility

The payment of the driver’s licence fines or reinstatement fee does not guarantee that you will be eligible to drive.

If you are eligible to drive:

  • a temporary driver's licence (if eligible) will be available for you to download, print, sign and carry with you at the end of the online payment
  • a “Notice of Outstanding Licensing Requirements” including a temporary driver’s licence (if eligible) will be mailed to you the next business day
  • if you are unsuccessful in downloading and printing a temporary driver's licence, one can be obtained immediately at any ServiceOntario centre
  • a new driver’s licence will be mailed to you in 4-5 weeks

Driver’s licence number or suspension number

If you don’t know your driver’s licence number or the suspension number, contact ServiceOntario at:

Court information
If you don’t have the “Notice of Fine and Due Date”, or the “Fine Order” form, contact the court(s) where you received the fine(s).

Address changed?

If you have recently moved, by law you must change your address within 6 days of moving.

If your address has changed and you have not notified us, you can update your address online with ServiceOntario.