Pay a Parking Ticket

How to pay a parking ticket online, by phone, by mail, or in person.

Begin online Call (314) 450-2830


A parking ticket issued by the City of St. Louis must be paid within 22 days of issuance to avoid additional fees.  Information on ticket status, tow status, and how to contest a ticket is available by calling the Parking Violations Bureau at (314) 450-2830 or (800) 611-3009. Business hours are 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday. 


  1. Review parking policies and fine structure.
  2. Be ready to provide the ticket number or the car plate information. 
  3. Select method of payment (online, by mail, in person)


There are four options for payment of tickets and fees:

Pay Online

Secure online payment can be made using any of the following credit cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover. Please have the 8 digit ticket number available     

Pay a Parking Ticket Online

Pay By Mail

Payments can be made by mail by sending the ticket along with personal check, cashier's check or money order to:

Parking Violations Bureau (PVB)
PO Box 78459
St. Louis, MO 63178-8459

Pay By Phone

Payments can be made by phone using the Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) system 24 hours a day 7 days a week. To pay by phone please have the ticket or notice and one of the following credit cards available: Visa, Master Card, American Express and Discover. During the hours of 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday (excluding City Holidays) callers have the option of being transferred from the IVRS to a Customer Service Representative to obtain detailed ticket information.

Pay by phone at 314-450-2830 or 1(800) 611-3009

Pay at Walk-in Site

Tickets and fees can be paid in person at the Parking Violations Bureau Office:

229 North 7th Street (between Olive and Pine Streets) St. Louis, MO 63101

During the hours of 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.

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Payments can be made in cash, check, money order, Visa or Master Card. Customer Service Representatives are available to provide ticket and payment information.

Begin online Call (314) 450-2830


Review Parking Policies and Violation Fine Structure

A failure to pay or successfully contest a parking ticket on a timely basis can result in significant late payment penalties and collection fees. 

When a violator fails to pay a $15 meter fine within 22 days, the total amount due is $30.00 - the $15 original fine plus a $15 late payment penalty.

After 45 days, the amount due becomes $60.00 - the $15 original fine, plus a $45 late payment penalty.

What to Expect

 Receipt of Payment

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