Within 15 days of the receipt of your Offence Notice, select one of the following options shown on the back of the Offence Notice (Ticket)
OPTION 1 - Plea of Guilty (Voluntary Payment o f Total Payable)
This option is available if you do not dispute the charge and wish to settle the matter by paying the total payable shown on ticket. A conviction will be registered for the offence indicated on your ticket. Where applicable, the conviction and any related demerit points will be added to the Ministry of Transportation records.
OPTION 2 - Early Resolution (Meeting with Prosecutor) - Mail in Option
This option is available if you wish to meet with the prosecutor to discuss the possible resolution of the charge(s).
Do the following to choose this option:
- Check off the request for meeting box on the back of the offence notice.
- Record any change in your address information at the bottom on the back of the offence notice.
- If you require an interpreter for your meeting, indicate the language required in the space provided and
- Mail or bring your offence notice only to the court office indicated on the back of the offence notice.
You will be sent a notice of the date and time of your meeting.
- If you fail to attend your meeting with the prosecutor, you will be deemed not to dispute the charge and a conviction will be entered in your absence.
- You must notify the court if your address changes
OPTION 3 - Trial Option (do not mail)
If you intend to appear in court and plead not guilty, you or your representative must attend in person only at the court office shown on the back of your ticket within the times and days shown to file a 'Notice of Intention to Appear'. Bring your offence notice with you.
Note: Court offices will not accept documentation for other court locations. To avoid delays, please be sure to deliver your documentation to the correct court office.
Important: If you do not exercise one of the above options within 15 days of receiving an offence notice, you will be deemed not to dispute the charge and a justice of the peace may enter a conviction against you. Upon conviction, additional costs will be added to the total payable. If the fine goes into default, an administrative fee will be added and steps will be taken to enforce your defaulted fine. For example, information may be provided to a consumer reporting agency and for certain offences, including, speeding your driver's licence may be suspended.