Violation Payments

The Clifton Municipal Court does not accept telephone payments. Payments can be made as follows:

In-Person at the Violations Window:

  • Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:15 am – 4:00 pm
  • Forms of Payment: Cash, check, money order, and all major credit cards are accepted

By Mail:

  • Check or money order made payable to Clifton Municipal Court. 
  • Please include summons/complaint number on check or money order 
  • Mail to: Clifton Municipal Court 
                 900 Clifton Avenue
                 Clifton, NJ 07013


For Traffic Summonses:

  • Click traffic ticket
  • Court ID:  1602
  • Enter ticket prefix
  • Enter ticket number
  • Enter license plate number

For Municipal Complaints:

  • Court ID: 1602
  • Prefix:
  • Year:
  • Complaint Number:
  • Click on Additional Search Criteria and select:
  • Last Name/Business Name OR Zip Code

To find out how many points you will receive on your license for a moving violation please visit:

To find out the cost of a Municipal Ordinance complaint, please see the PDF file below:

If Court Appearance Required appears on your ticket, the offense is not payable and you must be scheduled for court.