If you have received a 7 Day Notice, this is your final warning to deal with your fine before the Sheriff takes further action against you.
During the 7 day period, you can:
Once the 7 Day Notice period expires,* you cannot apply for a payment arrangement, work and development permit, the family violence scheme or request a review.
If you don't do anything about your 7 Day Notice, sheriff's officers will take actions to finalise the warrant.
Fines Victoria may also direct VicRoads to suspend your licence or registration. You will be notified in writing when this has happened. Note: It's a serious offence to drive with a suspended licence or unregistered vehicle.
If you are arrested, sheriff's officers may (subject to certain conditions) release you on a community work permit to undertake community work, if you are eligible.
If you'd like to discuss your options, contact Fines Victoria.
*If you received a 7 Day Notice before 31 December 2017, you may still be able to apply for a payment arrangement, work and development permit, the family violence scheme or request a review.
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The Sheriff is an officer of the Supreme Court of Victoria responsible for actioning warrants and orders issued by all Victorian courts.
A sheriff's officer can:
See What happens when the sheriff contacts you on the Department of Justice and Community Safety website.