Welcome to the Duval County Clerk of Court’s Traffic Violations Bureau.If you have recently received a traffic citation in Duval County, please review the information provided regarding the payment of traffic citations, traffic citation options, and fee amounts as they may apply to you.Failure to respond to your citation(s) by selecting one of the options within 30 calendar days of the issue date of the citation(s) will result in the suspension of your driver’s license and will require the payment of additional fees.
If you elect the option to pay the citation you will not be allowed to elect to attend Driver Improvement School at a later date.
If you received a citation for one of the following violations and are unable to provide the Clerk with proof that the item was valid at the time of the violation, you must provide the documentation as listed: Note: Proof shall consist of a valid, renewed, or reinstated driver’s license, registration certificate, or valid proof of motor vehicle insurance.
Proof of insurance can be provided in the form of an insurance card, policy declarations page, certificate of insurance or in electronic form.
***If you cannot provide proof of compliance for any of the above listed charges, a Proof of Compliance Affidavit form with a valid reason must be completed and payment of the citation along with a $7.00 Affidavit fee must be paid in person at any Clerk's Office Location within 30 calendar days of the issue date of the citation.
Note: Upon payment of no proof of motor vehicle insurance, a guilty plea (conviction) is entered with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV).
As a result of the conviction, DHSMV will suspend the violator’s driving privilege for 3 months.
DHSMV may place a hold on any vehicle tag renewals. 316.2935, you may pay a reduced fee amount within 30 calendar days from the date the citation was issued if you do the following: Request for court dates MUST be received within 30 calendar days from the date the citation was issued or it will result in late fees being assessed and a possible suspension of driving privileges. Request for court dates MUST be received within 30 calendar days from the date the citation was issued or it will result in late fees being assessed and a possible suspension of driving privileges. If you received a citation for one of the charges listed below and the item was NOT VALID at the time the citation was issued, you may be eligible to enter a plea of no contest and receive a withhold of adjudication without having to appear in court.
If you are charged with operating a motor vehicle in unsafe condition or that is not properly equipped pursuant F. If you qualify, you must make this election within 30 calendar days from the date you received the citation.
You are not eligible for this option if you hold a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).
Florida law allows for this election to be made once in a 12-month period and no more than (3) times in your lifetime.
If your driver's license, vehicle registration or insurance was NOT VALID at the time the citation was issued, but was corrected within 30 calendar days of receiving your citation, you may qualify for this option.