Parking Ticket Payments

Parking tickets must be paid within 21 consecutive days of being issued. 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. Online payments are a safe and secure service of the City of Boston.

By Mobile App

  • TicketZen installed on your phone

  • Ticket with barcode

Forms of payment:
  • Mastercard or Visa


Forms of Payment:
  • MasterCard or Visa

In Person

  • Office of the Parking Clerk
    Window 224, 2nd Floor
    1 City Hall Plaza
    Boston, MA 02201
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  • The City Hall to Go Truck offers parking ticket payment in neighborhoods around Boston.
    View Schedule

  • Office of the Parking Clerk: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • City Hall to Go Truck: View Schedule

Forms of payment:
  • MasterCard, Visa, cash, check or money order

By Mail

Mail to:
  • Office of the Parking Clerk
    City of Boston
    P.O. Box 55800
    Boston, MA 02205-5800
  • ticket number
  • registration number
  • name and address
  • payment
Forms of payment:
  • Check or money order

By Phone

Phone Number:
  • 617-635-3888
  • Ticket number
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Forms of payment:
  • MasterCard or Visa

Don't have your ticket number?

For out-of-state plates or unknown ticket numbers, please call the Office of the Parking Clerk at 617-635-4410.


  • 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 »

  • Tips for Avoiding Parking Tickets in Boston

    With its narrow, winding streets and big-city daytime traffic, finding a parking spot in Boston can be a challenge for visitors and residents alike. Before you park in a questionable spot and return to find a ticket, get to know a few tricks of the Boston parking trade.

    Tips for Parking Legally