Parking Ticket Payments

Parking tickets must be paid within 21 consecutive days of being issued.


By using a ticket number or notice number, you can pay some or all of your outstanding tickets. When searching for tickets to pay, please note tickets issued by Parking Enforcement Officers are uploaded to our online system nightly. Tickets issued by police officers may take a week or more to be added.

Make an Online Payment
(Have your citations and credit card ready)
Acceptable forms of payment on Pay By Web: MasterCard or Visa

Search by Plate/Registration Number
Note: This payment option is only available for tickets issued to commercial and passenger vehicles registered in Massachusetts. For out-of-state plates or unknown ticket numbers, please call the Office of the Parking Clerk at 617-635-4410.

Online payments are provided by Boston Pay-By-Web, a safe and secure service of the City of Boston's Office of the Parking Clerk.

 By Mail

When mailing your payment to the Parking Clerk, please include:  

  • ticket number,
  • registration number,  
  • name and address, and
  • payment (check or money order)

Mail to:

Office of the Parking Clerk
City of Boston
P.O. Box 55800
Boston, MA 02205-5800

In Person

You can also pay in person at the customer service windows:
(Visa, MasterCard, cash, check or money order)

Office of the Parking Clerk
Room 224, 2nd Floor
1 City Hall Plaza
Boston, MA 02201
Window Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm
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By Phone

You can also pay by phone: 617-635-3888
Acceptable forms of payment: MasterCard or Visa


  • Register for Ticket Notifications

    Boston drivers can register for parking ticket notifications that will help them save time and money when dealing with parking tickets.
    Notification Service »

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