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You can search for parking, compliance, and tickets issued by automated cameras by using one of the search options below, and entering the required information. The Department received a timely hearing request if a ticket status displays hearing requested or hearing scheduled. Hearing date options are displayed for scheduled in-person hearings.

If you know your ten-digit ticket number(s), click here to search and, if you choose, pay it.

Please note, information regarding recently issued tickets may not be available using these search options. However, if you know your ticket number(s), you can pay by clicking here and entering the required information.

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Enter The Required Information To Search For Tickets:
You only need to enter required information for one of the search option boxes displayed below. However, you may need to perform multiple searches if you have multiple plates, or if your driver's license number does not accurately appear on all of your license plate registrations. Tickets issued to vehicles without license plates at the time of ticket issuance may require a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) search.

You May Search By:
  • License Plate
  • Notice Number
  • Driver's License Number
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Ticket

  • Searching by License Plate
    License Plate: Enter your license plate without spaces or dashes. Only those tickets issued to the license plate entered will be retrieved. This search option may not retrieve tickets if your plate is issued by a state other than Illinois.
    License Plate State: If your license plate was not issued by the State of Illinois, please choose the applicable state from the drop down menu.
    Plate Type: IMPORTANT - Some examples of plate types include passenger, disabled, environmental, and prevent violence. An environmental plate, for example, is not a passenger plate. If you choose the incorrect plate type, you will not receive information.
    Owner's Last Name or Name of Company: If your vehicle is registered to more than one person, enter the last name of the first person as it appears on your vehicle's license plate registration. If your vehicle is registered in the name of a company, enter the company name as it appears on the vehicle's license plate registration.

    Search By License Plate
    Plate Number Plate State Plate Type Owner Last Name or
    Company Name



    Searching by Notice Number
    Notice Number: Notice numbers appear near the top of notices issued by the City of Chicago Department of Finance underneath the notice date. Notice numbers are ten digits long and begin with a 5. Multiple tickets in various statuses can be associated to a single notice number. If you have more than one notice number, and have Illinois plates, you can contact the Secretary of State @ 1.800.252.2904 to request your driver's license number be added to all of your license plate registrations. This will help us consolidate your debt in the future. Companies or individuals with large numbers of tickets may experience a significant wait time when using this search option.

    Search By Notice Number
    Notice Number



    Searching by Driver's License Number

    Driver's License Number: Driver's license numbers issued by the State of Illinois are 12 characters in length beginning with a letter. Enter your driver's license number without dashes or spaces. Only those tickets issued to license plates that include a driver's license number on the plate registration will be retrieved. You may not retrieve information using this search option if your driver's license is issued by a state other than Illinois.

    Search By Driver's License Number
    Driver's License Number Driver's License State



    Searching by Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

    VIN: Vehicle identification numbers (VIN's) are 17 alphanumeric characters in length.
    Owner's Last Name or Name of Company: If your vehicle is registered to more than one person, enter the last name of the first person as it appears on your vehicle's license plate registration or title. If your vehicle is registered in the name of a company, enter the company name as it appears on the vehicle's license plate registration or title. Please note, tickets issued to your vehicle by license plate will only be retrieved by a VIN search if a VIN number was included in the vehicle registration information sent to the City of Chicago by the state of issuance.

    Search By VIN
    VIN Identification's Type Owner Last Name or
    Company Name