Mobile County Clerk’s Office, District Criminal Division
Paula Smith - Supervisor
Phone: (251) 574-5450 firstname.lastname@example.org
District Court, Mobile County • 205 Government Street •Rm 338, N Tower • Mobile, AL 36644
Telephone: (251) 574-8511
On-line payments for traffic citations, by Visa or MasterCard, are available at http://traffic.alacourt.gov or toll free: (877) 252-7294
Cashier checks or money orders. No personal checks are accepted.
Payment Window is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday
Frequently Asked Questions
- I received a ticket, how much is it?
Did you receive it by a city officer, state trooper or deputy sheriff? If you received it by a city officer then you must call (251) 208-7055 to find out the necessary information. State trooper tickets and deputy sheriff tickets in Mobile County are resolved with the District Court. Call (251) 574-8511.
- My family/friend received a ticket. Can I come in and pay the ticket for them?
Yes you can but only if you bring in the person’s ticket with the person’s signature on the back of the ticket. This signature indicates the person wishes to plead guilty to this citation.
- I would like to go to driving school, what can I do to be able to attend driving school?
You must appear in court and ask the Judge if you may attend. If you have an out of state driver’s license you must bring to court with you a certified copy of your driving history for the last three years.
- I received a ticket for no proof of insurance. What do I do about this ticket without having to come to court?
First, if you had insurance but you did not have it in the vehicle you were driving you can mail in a copy of your insurance card for that time period you were cited for. If it is valid then your ticket will be nolle prossed. Second, if you purchased the insurance after you received this ticket, then you must mail in a copy of the valid insurance card along with $169.00 money order or cashier check for the court costs. Third, if you never received
your insurance then you can pay $219.00 for this ticket.
- I received a ticket for no driver’s license, what do I do?
If you had a valid license but did not have it in your possession at the time of your citation, mail in a copy of your license along with your citation and your citation will be nolle prossed. If you did not have a valid license at the time of citation but at a later date got a valid license then mail in a copy of your valid license and $169.00 money order or cashier’s check for court costs. If you wish to pay the ticket it will be $244.00.
- I received an improper tag ticket, what do I do?
If you had a tag but did not have your tag receipt in your vehicle at the time you were given this ticket then all you need to do is send a valid copy of the tag receipt. Note: the tag receipt must reflect the vehicle information for the vehicle you were cited in. If you receive a valid tag after the ticket was issued then you must present a copy of the renewed tag receipt with $169.00 for court costs. If you never renew the tag then you can pay $194.00.
- All the above issues can be resolved by mailing this information to our office.