Cape Town is making these traffic fine changes

 ·30 Jun 2022

The City of Cape Town has announced payment and provider changes for traffic fines within its jurisdiction from Friday (1 July).

This comes as the city’s contracts with current third-party service providers of payment channels for traffic fines and by-law contravention notices will end on 30 June 2022, it said.

As from 1 July 2022, the following payment channels will no longer be available:


“During the phase-in process, traffic fine notices may still reflect these payment options. Customers should, however, make use of the new options that are becoming available instead. As of 1 July 2022, the City is expanding the payment options available to customers,” the city said.

The following new payment channels will be available:


  • (including for warrant payments);
  • Masterpass: Clients of the following banks may pay their fines online via Masterpass by using the banking apps: FNB, Absa, Nedbank and Capitec;
  • Snapscan;
  • Zapper;
  • For Snapscan and Zapper, the QR code will be included on the fines, both paper and electronic;

Retail outlets

  • Shoprite;
  • Checkers;
  • Selected Spar outlets.

“These new payment channels on different platforms will significantly expand the city’s footprint for the payments of fines. Customers may visit the city’s website at for more payment information.

“The city regrets any inconvenience caused by the changes to payment channels; however, customers will benefit from the additional options that will be available as of 1 July 2022.”

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