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You can get information and assistance online or by phone for traffic tickets or summons, including:

  • The amount owed
  • How to plead guilty or not guilty
  • How to get a copy of a traffic ticket
  • How to pay a traffic ticket
  • How to request, postpone, or reschedule a hearing
  • How to appeal a judgment

All non-criminal traffic violation tickets issued in the 5 boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island) are adjudicated by the Department of Motor Vehicles Traffic Violations Bureau (TVB).

Non-criminal moving traffic violations include:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless driving
  • Tailgating
  • Improper passing
  • Other violations that occur while a motor vehicle is in motion


Pay a ticket.

Visit the DMV website.

Appeal a traffic ticket conviction.

Learn about driver violation points.

By Phone

  • Agency: New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Division: Traffic Violations Bureau
  • Phone Number: (718) 488-5710
  • Business Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
  • Staff is available through the automated phone system during business hours. Automated assistance is also available in Spanish. Call volume is often high. If you don't get through, call back later.

All Traffic Violation Bureau (TVB) Offices are open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 AM to 4 PM, and Thursday from 8:30 AM to 6 PM.

You will only be admitted to a TVB office if you have a scheduled hearing or if you make an appointment online. 

Schedule an appointment with the TVB.

696 East Fordham Road (between Cambreleng and Crotona Avenues)

Brooklyn North
625 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor (between Fort Greene Place and 6th Avenue)

Brooklyn South
2875 West 8th Street (between Sheepshead Bay Road and Surf Avenue)

Manhattan North
5 West 125 Street (between 5th Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard)

Manhattan South
17 Battery Place, 10th Floor (between Washington Square and Battery Park Underpass)

Queens North
30-56 Whitestone Expressway (between Downing Street and 31st Avenue), Flushing

Queens South
168-35 Rockaway Boulevard, 2nd Floor (between 148th Avenue and 175th Street), Jamaica

Staten Island
1775 South Avenue, Suite 2 (between Industry Road and Spencer Street)

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