Payment Instructions

Payment Methods

Parking and Transportation accepts a variety of payment methods through the options listed below. Please note that University of Virginia Purchasing Cards (P-Cards) or PTAO's may not be used to pay any citation or permit balance.

Pay by Mail

When mailing in your payment, please include the bottom portion of the citation with your payment (check or money order). Write the citation number or the license plate number in the memo field of the check or money order. Please do not send cash through the mail.

Mailing Address for Citation Payments:
U.Va Department of Parking and Transportation
P.O. Box 400000
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4000

Pay Online

You do not have to have an online account to pay a citation online. You will need the citation number and the license plate number of the vehicle that received the citation. Only major credit cards are accepted for online payments, including Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Pay In Person

To pay a citation at the main office, please bring your citation (or the citation number) and the license plate number of the vehicle that received the citation. Cavalier Advantage, cash, checks, money orders, and major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express) are accepted payment methods at the main office. A University Purchasing Card may not be used to pay parking citation balances.

The Parking and Transportation Office is open from 7:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday. Please check the Service Schedule for holiday closings. The office is located on Millmont Street behind the Barracks Road Shopping Center.

Physical Address for In Person Payments:
U.Va Department of Parking and Transportation
1101 Millmont Street
Charlottesville, VA 22904

Payment/Appeal Deadlines

Payment or written appeal must be received by the Department of Parking & Transportation by the due date to avoid additional penalties and loss of appeal rights. Click here for information regarding appeals.

Failure to pay outstanding balances may result in additional collection efforts by a third party collection agency with additional fees. Outstanding balances may also be collected through payroll deduction after thirty days following the date of the citation or the date of the appeal decision, whichever is later.