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Paying your ticket

Red light and photo radar violation tickets:

In April of 2012 Automated Enforcement (Photo Radar) was taken over by the City of Edmonton Traffic Safety. The Edmonton Police Service has oversight of the program as per the Provincial Automated Enforcement Technology Guidelines.

For more information about automated enforcement you can call the City of Edmonton Traffic Safety at (780) 496-5656 or by visiting the Traffic Safety website.

If you received a red light or photo radar violation ticket, as the registered owner of the plate you will receive a Notice of Offence in the mail from the Edmonton Police Service which includes images of the violation. You now have three options:

  1. Pay the voluntary payment on or before the appearance date (see below for details).
  2. Plead not guilty by mailing the notice and by signing the following statement:

    "I wish to Plead Not Guilty to the offence I have been charged with and Will Appear at the Trial Date set for me. I understand that I will be advised of this trial date by ordinary mail which will be sent to address on the face of this offence notice unless I indicate a different address below. I understand that should I fail to appear for my trial I may be convicted in my absence without a hearing and I will be responsible for payment of any penalty plus late payment charges that may become applicable."

    Mail your notice and statement to:

    Provincial Court of Alberta
    Law Courts
    1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
    Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0R2

  3. Appear before a Justice at the appearance address and date indicated on the reverse. You may plead guilty or not guilty to the offence charged. If you plead guilty, you may make submissions as to penalty and the Justice may grant time to pay. If you plead not guilty, a trial date will be set.

How to pay a photo radar ticket:

  1. In-person at any Registry Officer or Provincial Court (service fees apply)
  2. Online at eService Alberta (Service fees apply)
  3. By mail (cannot pay with cash. Cheques, money orders, or credit card only)

Cheques and money orders payable to “Government of Alberta”

Provincial Court of Alberta
Law Courts
1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 0R2

You must include your ticket and write the ticket number on the back of your cheque or money order. Where authorized, the voluntary payment option includes a victims surcharge. The victims surcharge is used to assist victims of crime in the Province of Alberta.

Bylaw Offence Tickets

Edmontonians are encouraged to respect and comply with municipal bylaws.  It is your responsibility to pay your bylaw ticket on or before the due date.

How to pay a bylaw ticket:

  1. By credit card online – Ticket number is required.
  2. Cheque or Money Order by mail: 
    Bylaw Ticket Administration
    PO Box 2024
    Edmonton, AB, T5J 4M6
    Remittance portion of ticket/notice or ticket # is required.
  3. In Person at: Edmonton Service Centre, 10111 104 Avenue, 2nd Floor, Edmonton Tower
    Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm.
    Please present original ticket or notice.


Provincial Violation Tickets

  • Violation Tickets: Offence Notices which are yellow or white; Summons which are pink or white
  • Notices of Conviction
  • Time to Pay Notices

If you have received a Provincial Violation ticket you may complete your payment either:

 

  1. In person:
    Provincial Court of Alberta
    Law Courts
    1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
    Edmonton, AB T5J 0R2
  2. Online. To make an online fine payment you must have the ticket number. Make sure that the number you enter is the exact same as on your ticket or letter from Fine Enforcement.