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How does it Work?
Sign up if you are a first time user of the platform to create your account. Verify your email ( check junk and clutter folders!)
Sign in to view your account, select the fines that you wish to pay
Pay via one of our convenient payment methods, including: Snapscan, Zapper, Masterpass, Mobicred, Credit and Debit cards, EFT or cash
We will send you the receipt numbers electronically for your records. Some receipts may take some time as we rely on Municipalities to issue them
Frequently Asked Questions
Can we assist you if you want to dispute a fine?
How come our services are free?
Our platform is designed to streamline the payment of traffic fines and related fees, making it easier and more convenient for South Africans to manage their payments. By offering our services for free, we're able to ensure that everyone has access to the tools they need to stay on top of their traffic fines and avoid additional penalties.
While we don't charge fees for our services, it's important to note that there may be additional fees associated with individual fines or payment methods. These fees are set by the government and other organizations, and Fines SA has no control over them.
In summary, Fines SA is able to offer our services for free thanks to partnerships with the government and other organizations. Our goal is to make it easier and more convenient for South Africans to manage their traffic fines and related fees, without adding additional fees or charges.
What is a NAG fine?
A NAG fine is issued when a driver is caught speeding at more than 30 kilometers per hour over the speed limit. This is considered a serious offense, and as such, the fine is also quite severe. The NAG fine is different from a normal traffic fine, as it requires the driver to appear in court and admit guilt before the fine can be determined.
The reason for this is that a NAG fine is seen as a more serious offense than a regular traffic fine. In South Africa, traffic fines are usually issued on the spot, and drivers have the option to pay the fine or contest it in court. However, for NAG fines, the driver must first appear in court and admit guilt before the fine can be determined. This is because the court takes into account the severity of the offense and the potential danger it posed to other road users.
The consequences of receiving a NAG fine can be significant. Not only will you have to appear in court, but you will also have to pay a much higher fine than you would for a normal traffic violation. Additionally, your driver's license may be suspended or revoked, and you may even face criminal charges if your speeding resulted in an accident that caused injury or death.
It's important to note that Fines SA does not provide assistance with NAG fines. If you receive a NAG fine, it is recommended that you seek legal advice from an attorney who specializes in traffic law. They can guide you through the process and help you understand your options.
A NAG fine is a serious offense that carries significant consequences. If you receive one, it's important to take it seriously and seek legal advice. Remember, the best way to avoid getting a NAG fine is to always obey the speed limit and drive safely on the roads.
Can I get a national report on all my fines?
Firstly, it's important to note that not all service providers offer comprehensive reports on all your fines. Some websites may only connect to certain service providers or municipalities, which means that they may not pick up all your outstanding fines. This is why it's important to use a service provider that connects to all service providers as well as the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive report available in South Africa.
When you use a reliable service provider, you can expect to receive a detailed report on all your outstanding fines, including the date and location of the offense, the amount of the fine, and the status of the fine (i.e., paid or unpaid). This information is crucial as it allows you to take the necessary steps to settle your fines and avoid any further penalties or legal action.
Obtaining a national report on all your fines is a simple process. You can usually do it online by providing your personal details and identification number. Once you have submitted your details, the service provider will connect to all relevant databases to compile a comprehensive report on all your outstanding fines.
Obtaining a national report on all your fines is essential to ensure that you are aware of all your outstanding fines and can take the necessary steps to settle them. However, it's important to use a reliable service provider that connects to all service providers as well as the RTIA to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive report available. Beware of websites that do not state this, as you may end up with a nasty surprise in the future if they don't pick up all your outstanding fines.
What is an Admin Block against my name?
An Admin Block is essentially a red flag on your record that indicates that you have outstanding fines or warrants. This means that you will be unable to renew your car or driver's license until the fines have been paid or the warrants have been resolved. The block is usually applied by the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) or the South African Police Service (SAPS).
The importance of resolving outstanding fines and warrants cannot be overstated. Not only do they prevent you from renewing your license, but they can also result in additional penalties such as increased fines, vehicle impoundment, or even imprisonment. Additionally, failing to resolve outstanding fines can have a negative impact on your credit score, making it more difficult to obtain credit in the future.
To resolve an Admin Block, the first step is to check your fines and warrants. This can usually be done online through a service provider that connects to all service providers as well as the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA). Once you have identified any outstanding fines or warrants, it's important to pay them as soon as possible. This can usually be done online or at a municipal traffic department.
Once you have paid your fines, you should receive a receipt that you can use to prove that the fines have been settled. You can then request that the Admin Block be lifted by visiting your nearest licensing department. The block should be lifted within a few days, allowing you to renew your license and get back on the road.
An Admin Block is a restriction placed on your record that indicates that you have outstanding fines or warrants. It's important to resolve these issues as soon as possible to avoid penalties and prevent further problems with your license or credit score. We suggest that you check your fines first and pay them before you try to renew your license to avoid any issues with an Admin Block.
Does Fines SA remind me of any new fines?
The good news is that Fines SA does provide a reminder service for any new fines that are allocated to you. Once you sign up for their platform at finesSA.co.za, they will immediately have access to your outstanding fines. This means that they will be able to keep track of any new fines that are added to your record.
Fines SA provides a monthly statement service to their users, which includes information on any new fines that have been allocated to you during the month. This allows you to stay up-to-date with your fines and ensures that you never miss a payment or deadline. The statement is sent directly to your email address, which means that you can access it from anywhere and at any time.
In addition to the monthly statement, Fines SA also provides a notification service for any critical fines. This means that if you receive a fine that requires urgent attention, such as a court appearance, they will notify you immediately. This ensures that you don't miss any important deadlines or appointments and can avoid any additional penalties.
It's important to note that while Fines SA does provide a reminder service, it's still your responsibility to pay your fines on time and in full. Failure to do so can result in additional penalties, vehicle impoundment, or even imprisonment. Therefore, it's important to take your fines seriously and to ensure that you stay up-to-date with any new fines that are allocated to you.
Fines SA does provide a reminder service for any new fines that are allocated to you. Once you sign up for their platform, they will have immediate access to your outstanding fines and will provide you with a monthly statement of any new fines that are added to your record. While the reminder service is useful, it's still your responsibility to pay your fines on time and in full to avoid penalties and additional fees.
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What happens if I don’t pay a fine?
If you receive a traffic fine, it's essential to pay it on time and in full. Failure to do so can result in additional penalties, vehicle impoundment, or even imprisonment. Here's what can happen if you don't pay a fine:
Late Payment Penalties: If you fail to pay your fine by the due date, you may be charged late payment penalties. These penalties can add up quickly and make your fine significantly more expensive.
License or Registration Suspension: If you have outstanding fines, your driver's license or vehicle registration may be suspended. This means that you will not be able to drive legally until you pay the outstanding fines and any associated penalties.
Legal Action: If you ignore your fine and fail to pay it, legal action may be taken against you. This can include a summons to appear in court, where you will be required to represent yourself. If you do not attend your court date, a warrant for your arrest will be issued, and you will be charged with being in contempt of court.
Imprisonment: If you are charged with contempt of court, you may be sentenced to imprisonment. This means that if you are stopped at a roadblock or pulled over by a traffic officer, you may be arrested and taken to jail.
It's important to note that failing to pay a fine can have long-term consequences, and it's essential to take your fines seriously. Even if you believe that the fine is unfair or unjust, it's still necessary to pay it and follow the correct procedures to contest it.
Failing to pay a traffic fine can have serious consequences, including additional penalties, license or registration suspension, legal action, and even imprisonment. It's essential to take your fines seriously and pay them on time and in full to avoid these consequences. If you are struggling to pay your fines, it's recommended that you seek legal advice or assistance from a reputable fines management service.
Can Fines SA settle my fines if I have a warrant out for my arrest?
If you have a warrant out for your arrest due to outstanding fines, it's crucial to take immediate action to resolve the issue. One option is to seek the assistance of a fines management service such as Fines SA.
Fines SA can assist you in settling your outstanding fines, including those that may have led to a warrant being issued. However, it's important to note that settling your fines in this way may still result in charges of contempt of court.
To avoid further legal complications and consequences, it's recommended that you seek legal advice before attempting to settle your fines. An experienced attorney can help you navigate the legal system and ensure that your rights are protected.
While Fines SA can assist you in settling your fines even if there is a warrant out for your arrest, it's important to understand that doing so may still result in charges of contempt of court. It's recommended that you seek legal advice before taking any action to resolve outstanding fines or warrants.
Can your service look after my entire family and business?
If the vehicles are registered under different names, it's important to register each vehicle and associated fines under the correct name. This will ensure that Fines SA can effectively manage and monitor all outstanding fines for each individual or business.
By registering each person and business independently, you can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing that all outstanding fines are being effectively managed and monitored. Fines SA can help you stay on top of your obligations and avoid any legal complications that may arise from unpaid fines.
In conclusion, Fines SA can assist with managing fines for your entire family and business. However, it's important to register each person and business independently on the Fines SA platform and ensure that all vehicles and associated fines are registered under the correct name. This will help ensure effective management and monitoring of all outstanding fines.
Will you also alert us about AARTO fines and demerit points?
As a comprehensive fines management service, Fines SA is at the forefront of this new traffic fine system and can alert you about AARTO fines and demerit points. This means that you can stay up to date with any outstanding fines and demerit points that may impact your driving privileges.
By signing up with Fines SA, you can access all the services required to view and pay your fines with ease and simplicity. Fines SA can help you navigate the complexities of the AARTO system, ensure that your rights are protected, and help you avoid any penalties or legal complications that may arise from unpaid fines or demerit points.
Fines SA's services include providing you with monthly statements of your outstanding fines and demerit points, reminding you of upcoming court dates and deadlines, and assisting you in settling fines and managing demerit points. With Fines SA on your side, you can have peace of mind knowing that all of your traffic fines and demerit points are being effectively managed and monitored.
In conclusion, Fines SA can alert you about AARTO fines and demerit points and offer you all the services required to manage your fines with ease and simplicity. With Fines SA's help, you can stay up to date with your obligations under the AARTO system and avoid any penalties or legal complications that may arise from unpaid fines or demerit points.
About Fines SA
Fines SA has over 25 years’ experience in the vehicle administration industry; including, launching Personalised number plates, queuing services and traffic fine software and processing for individuals, businesses and major fleets.