If you are or were a prisoner and you have outstanding registered infringement fines or court fines, you can ask us to waive the fines or have them dealt with by a court. This is known as calling in your fines.
If you are serving a term of imprisonment, then your request must be made while you are in prison.
If you were in custody, but you are no longer in custody because:
then your request must be made no more than six months after your release date.
You cannot call in fines for alleged offences committed while you were in custody.
We calculate the value of fines to be waived or dealt with at court based on your time in custody, up to a maximum of 24 months prison time (which equals about $140,380 in fines). If the total of your outstanding fines is less than the term of your non-fine related sentence, we must waive the payment of your unpaid fines.
If you do not have enough prison time to cover all your fines (excess fines), we will make an application to the court on your behalf and the court will decide what orders to make about your fines.
The court has the power to make a range of orders. Depending on your circumstances, the court may:
To find out if you have outstanding fines and are eligible, complete and submit the online form.
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Click the button below. To log in, we will ask you to enter an obligation number, infringement number or court case number for one of your fines, as well as some other details about you, your driver licence or vehicle registration.
Once you've logged in, you can:
Note: you will not be able to view fines that are not managed by us, such as local council parking fines that have not been registered with Fines Victoria for enforcement. If you're not sure who is managing a fine, check your most recently issued notice.