SafeLight Citation Payments

Pay Online, Phone, By Mail, In Person or Appeal your Citation

Last updated Oct. 04, 2018 - 2:21 pm

Should you receive a red-light citation, choose one of the four options below to submit payment for your citation.

Online Payment

To submit payment for your citation online, you must enter your citation number. Visa and MasterCard are the only payment methods accepted.

Pay SafeLight Citations Online

By Phone

919-832-7436 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday except City holidays

Select option 2.

You will need to provide your citation number with the Pay-By-Phone option.

By Mail

  • Make payable to SafeLight Raleigh.
  • Please include your name, address, plate number and citation number to ensure proper credit.
  • Include your name and address on the envelope.
  • DO NOT MAIL CASH.
  • Mail payment to:
    Safe
    Light Raleigh
    PO Box 28448
    Raleigh, NC 27611-8448

In Person

You may pay in person between the hours of 8:30 a.m and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for City-observed holidays, at:

Avery C. Upchurch Municipal Complex

First Floor, Revenue Services Lobby

222 W. Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC


Cash, check, money order, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discovery cards are accepted.

Appealing a SafeLight Citation

If you feel you were unjustly cited for a SafeLight violation or if you believe the citation/ticket was issued in error, a two-level appeal process is provided under City Ordinance 11-2135.

Photos and videos of the infraction are available online. You must have your citation number and pin to access the photos/videos.

Appeal Process

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