Pay your parking fine

Brisbane City Council offers a number of ways for you to pay your parking fine. You can pay online, by BPAY, by phone, post, in person at a Council Business Centre or Australia Post, or by instalment plan.

Ready to make a payment? It may take up to two hours from the time your fine was issued to be able to pay. You have 28 days from the issue date to pay your parking fine.

Council calculates fines using penalty units based on the severity of the offence. Penalty units for parking offences range from 0.5 penalty units to 5 penalty units.

As at 1 July 2020, the value of a penalty unit is equal to $133.45. For more information about penalty units, visit our parking and traffic fines page. 

Payment options

Use one of the payment options below to pay your parking fine.


Pay by credit card online (Visa or MasterCard only).


Pay by telephone and internet banking with BPAY. Contact your bank or financial institution to make this payment from your cheque, savings, credit card, debit or transaction account. Payment must be for the exact amount and must be made by the due date.

Biller code and reference: See front of infringement notice.

BPAY is available on select infringement notices and correspondence. Look for the BPAY logo to confirm if BPAY is available for your payment.


Phone 1300 012 747 (have your fine with you) and use a credit card (Visa or MasterCard only).


Send the fine and a cheque or money order to:

Brisbane City Council
GPO Box 589
Brisbane Qld 4001

In person

You can pay in person at:

Instalment payment plan

If you would like to apply for a payment plan you can:

  • phone 1300 012 747 or;
  • tick the instalment option on the back of your fine and post to:
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 589
    Brisbane Qld 4001.

Payment due

You have 28 days from the issue date to pay your parking fine. If you take no action, Council will send you a reminder notice, giving you another 28 days. You will incur a registration search fee if a reminder notice is sent.

The State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) deals with unpaid parking fines. SPER will take enforcement action and will charge you additional fees.

Check your parking fine

Use the infringement number and vehicle registration to check your parking fine information, including the offence location and photographs.

Dispute a fine

Check your parking fine details before disputing a fine.

If you wish to dispute a parking fine, lodge your dispute in writing within 28 days from the date the fine was issued to avoid further notices or additional costs.

More information

For more information on parking including information about parking permits and special event parking, visit Parking in Brisbane

Last updated: 17 February 2021