The concession scheme for COVID-19 fines lets you apply for a concession on eligible COVID-19 fines.
You need to have received a fine for an eligible COVID-19 offence, provide evidence that you hold an eligible concession card or prescribed document, and apply before certain actions have been taken on your fine.
Fines that were issued to individuals for breaches of the public health directions for COVID-19 are eligible for the concession scheme.
Eligible COVID-19 offences include:
Fines issued for business-related COVID-19 offences are not eligible for the concession scheme. Traffic offences and other fines are also not eligible.
To be eligible, you must hold one of the following:
You cannot apply if:
Refunds are not available for payments already made on COVID-19 fines.
1. Complete the PDF application form
Download and save the COVID-19 concession application form (PDF).
You can also print it out and fill it in by hand. If you cannot print it out, you can call or message us, quote your fine obligation number and ask us to post a form to you.
2. Provide us with proof of eligibility
We need a scan or photo of your:
3. Upload the completed PDF form and the proof of eligibility using the button below.
If you are eligible for the scheme, Fines Victoria will write to you and let you know that your fine has been reduced with the amount to be paid depending on the offence. You will then need to deal with your fine.
If you are not eligible for the scheme, Fines Victoria will tell you this in writing. You will then need to deal with your fine within 21 days of receiving the decision letter.
If you need help, contact us to discuss your options.
Holders or applicants for the following visa subclasses, which are referred to in Schedule 1 to the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth), are eligible for the concession scheme:
If you hold a Bridging A, Bridging C or Bridging (General) visa, you will only be eligible for the Scheme if your Bridging visa was issued in relation to one of the other visas listed above.
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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.