Paying Fines

BY MAIL

Payments may be made by mail using a money order or a cashier’s check made payable to the City of Vestavia Hills. Please make sure to include your full name, ticket number, and address on your form of payment. Payment should be sent to the address given below. Do not mail personal checks or cash.
Vestavia Hills Municipal Court
PO Box 660854
Vestavia Hills, AL 35266-0854

IN PERSON

Payments may be made in person by the defendant or, if another individual comes in to pay the fine on behalf of the defendant, the individual must have an executed Guilty Waiver which has been signed by the defendant.  This waiver is located on the back of the defendant’s copy of the citation or a copy of this waiver may be obtained by clicking here “Guilty Waiver”.  Please print this waiver prior to coming in for payment.  Alabama law requires that any defendant pleading guilty before a magistrate must sign this waiver.

Payments may be made at the Municipal Court office located in the Vestavia Hills City Hall at 1032 Montgomery Highway. Please enter through the double front doors of the Police Department Building located behind Red Lobster Restaurant. Cash, cashier’s checks, and money orders are accepted. We also accept Master Card, Visa and Discover (which includes a 3% processing fee) . Personal checks and company checks will not be accepted. A drop-box is available for payments made in person after hours. It is located in the lobby of the Police Department. When using the drop box, please enclose your payment in a sealed envelope with your full name, ticket number, or case number written on the envelope.

BY PHONE OR INTERNET

Payments maybe made online at https://vestaviacourt.govtportal.com or by using this toll free number: 1-866-840-3433. Both options will accept Visa,  Master Card, or Discover (which includes a 3% processing fee) . You will need to enter your complete ticket number on both options. You will receive a verification number when the transaction is successfully completed.To prevent any duplicate charges be careful to not hit the back button during your transaction.  IMPORTANT:  PLEASE ALLOW THREE BUSINESS DAYS FOR YOUR PAYMENT TO BE PROCESSED.  IF YOU HAVE MADE A PAYMENT AND THE TICKET APPEARS UNPAID, PLEASE CONTACT A MAGISTRATE 205-978-0121 TO AVOID MAKING A DUPLICATE PAYMENT.

PAYMENT IN FULL MUST BE RECEIVED BY COURT DATE, OR YOUR DRIVERS LICENSE COULD BE SUSPENDED AND A WARRANT COULD BE  ISSUED FOR YOUR ARREST.