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Payment Plan

SFMTA.com/PaymentPlan

SFMTA’s Payment Plan provides customers the option to enroll parking and transit citations in a monthly payment plan. Customers who enroll must make minimum monthly payments based on the total amount enrolled.

Look up citation information online.

Citations associated with failed payment plans cannot be re-enrolled.

How to Sign Up

If you are enrolling in a low-income payment plan you must also include:

  • A copy of eligibility. Acceptable forms listed at the bottom of this page
  • A copy of a valid photo ID

Mail application and enrollment fee to:
SFMTA – Attn: Payment Plan
11 South Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA 94103

Note: An enrollment fee is due at time of sign up. Rental cars are excluded from payment plans. 

Payment Plan Application   
Low Income Payment Plan Application

Standard Payment Plan - $25 Enrollment Fee

Timeline for completion and minimum monthly amounts due are based on the total amount enrolled in a payment plan. You must complete your current payment plan before enrolling in a new one.
Not available for vehicles that have been booted or towed.

Amount Owed Timeline for Completion Minimum Monthly Payment Due
$50-$500 12 weeks $25
$501+ 16 weeks $50

The monthly minimum is a suggested payment amount. The total amount due must be paid BY the DUE DATE.
 

Low Income Payment Plan - $5 Enrollment Fee

There is no limit to the number of payment plans or total fine amounts for Low Income Payment Plans. Customers must pay the $5 enrollment fee for each contract and cannot add citations to already established contracts. Late penalties are removed at time of enrollment, but will be reinstated if the plan is not completed by the assigned due date. 

A vehicle with five or more delinquent parking citations may be towed or booted at any time. If your vehicle has five or more delinquent citations and you would like to enroll in a Low Income Payment Plan it is recommended that you visit the Customer Service Center immediately.

Timeline for completion and minimum monthly amounts due are based on the total amount enrolled in a payment plan.

Amount Owed Timeline for Completion Minimum Monthly Payment Due
up to $500 Up to 24 months $25
$501 or more Up to 24 months $50

The monthly minimum is a suggested payment amount. The total amount due must be paid BY the DUE DATE.

Low Income Payment Plan Income Requirement

Customers with a gross annual income (before taxes) at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty level (income levels below) are eligible for the Low Income Payment Plan.

Household Size 1 2 3 4 5 6
Annual Income $27,180 $36,620 $46,060 $55,500 $64,940 $74,380

 Add $9,440 for each additional household member above six.

Proof of Eligibility

If you are in possession of a current Lifeline, Medi-Cal, EBT card, WIC benefits app on your phone, or a benefits letter from the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) then please provide that card when applying.

If you do not have one of the above listed benefits, please follow the directions listed on the Income Verification Form.

Submitting Payments

Minimum monthly payments are due no later than the 15th of each month.

The monthly minimum is a suggested payment amount. The total amount due must be paid BY the DUE DATE.

It takes up to three days for your payment plan to be visible on the payment website. 

Online

In Person: The Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector is open Monday through Friday (except legal holidays) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with the last walk-in customer accepted at 4:00 p.m. Office of the Treasurer & Tax Collector, City Hall - Room 140, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place. San Francisco, CA 94102.

By Mail: Send check or money order payable to: San Francisco Tax Collector, P.O. Box 7027, San Francisco, CA 94120-7027. To avoid delays in processing your payment, please include your Payment Plan, citation number, or plate.