Fines Victoria

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Learn about the role played by Fines Victoria and the Sheriff within the infringements process.

There are different stages that make up the fines process in Victoria. Understand your fine, what your options are, and how the fines lifecycle works.

If you don’t deal with your fine, and continue to ignore all reminders, the more serious and costly the matter will become. Find out what could happen if you don’t pay your fine.

If you've just found out that a fine has been issued against you and you did not receive it in person, you may be able to apply for an infringement extension to extend the time you have to deal with it.

Learn more about changes to the fines system that commenced on 31 December 2017.

Fines for excessive speed, drug and alcohol offences are different to other fines – they're more serious. Understand your fine and what your options are.

The Family Violence Scheme is an option if your experience of family violence has substantially contributed to your fines.

Get answers to the most common questions about your fines.

Learn more about the Work and Development Permit (WDP) scheme that provides vulnerable people with a non-financial option to address their fine debt.

To request help to manage your fines, there are a number of social justice options available to support you.

You can authorise another person to enquire or make decisions on your behalf. Learn more about when you can authorise another person and who you can authorise.