The District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) is the agency through which you can contest parking, photo enforcement, and minor moving violation tickets. DC DMV also accepts ticket payments.
Note: DC DMV does not issue tickets. Parking, photo enforcement, and minor moving violation tickets are issued by the DC Department of Public Works, the District Department of Transportation, and law enforcement agencies including the Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol Police, US Park Police, and more than 30 other agencies.
In general, when you receive a parking, photo enforcement, or minor moving violation ticket in the District, you have several options to respond to the ticket:
- Understand the ticket timeline
- Contest the tickets
- Contest a photo and parking ticket
- Contest minor moving violation ticket
- Check the status of your adjudication request
- Pay tickets
- Ticket Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Register for the ticket alert service (TAS) today to find out about tickets issued to a vehicle you own, along with hearing decisions and other ticket-related information.