Pay Traffic Ticket in Mississippi

SUMMARY: How to Pay a Traffic Ticket in Mississippi

Depending on where you received your traffic ticket, you may be able to pay it online, by mail, or in person. Be sure to note whether a court appearance is mandatory. Failure to respond to your traffic ticket by the due date may result in additional penalties and fines.

Continue reading this page to learn how to pay your Mississippi traffic ticket.

Pay Your Mississippi Traffic Ticket

Depending on the court handling your case, you may be able to pay your Mississippi traffic ticket:

  • Online.
  • By mail.
  • In person.

Check your MS traffic ticket or contact the relevant traffic court for specific instructions.

NOTE: If you do not respond to your ticket before the deadline, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) will suspend your driver’s license.

Once you've paid your traffic ticket, the MS DPS will add this violation to your driving record. Too many violations can result in further penalties, including a driver's license suspension.

Keep Your Violation off Your Driving Record

You may be able to remove your traffic violation from your driving record by completing a defensive driving course. Contact the Mississippi DPS and see if you're eligible.

MS Parking Tickets

Depending on where you were ticketed in Mississippi, you may be eligible to pay your parking ticket online, by mail, or in person. You'll need to refer to your parking ticket to find out how to pay or appeal your MS parking ticket.

Fees & Penalties for Traffic Tickets

In Mississippi, the ticket fines for your traffic citation will depend on the type of violation, county court, and your driving history.

Keep in mind, if you're found guilty of a traffic violation, the court will notify the MS DPS immediately and it will be added to your driving record.

To find out exactly how much your ticket will cost you, check your traffic ticket or contact the appropriate traffic court.

Auto Insurance Rate Increase

Once a traffic violation is added to your driving record, your car insurance rates will likely increase. Compare quotes online to make sure you're getting the best rate possible.

MS Traffic Tickets: Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our Mississippi Traffic Ticket FAQ page for more details about the following topics:

  • Failure to pay a traffic ticket.
  • MS driving records.
  • Assessment fees in Mississippi.
  • Hiring traffic ticket attorneys.

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