Paying an overdue fine
If you have received an overdue fine for a confirmed order, you can:
You have 28 days to pay the fine or make an arrangement to pay by instalments. Enforcement costs may be added.
Pay in full
If you want to pay the fine in full, you can pay:
- online on the Quick payment page on the Revenue NSW website
- over the phone by calling 1300 655 805
- by BPAY from your bank account
- by mailing a cheque or money order
- in person at an Australia Post Office, or
- using the Service NSW app.
For more information on making a payment, see Overdue fines on the Revenue NSW website.
Remember to include any late charges and fees. You should also keep a record of your payment.
Pay by instalments
If you are unable to pay the full amount by the due date, you can apply to pay the fine by instalments.
If you are not sure how much you can afford, you should consider speaking to a free financial counsellor to help you work out a suitable payment plan. For more information, see Talk to a Financial Counsellor on the National Debt Helpline website.
If you receive a Centrelink benefit, you can ask for the payments to be automatically deducted using Centrepay.
You can apply to pay by instalments:
- online on the Revenue NSW website
- by completing the Payment Plan Application – Individuals form and send it by post.
You can download the Payment Plan Application- Individuals from the Revenue NSW website.
Instructions: Instructions for completing the Payment Plan Application - Individuals
Sample: Payment Plan Application - Individuals
For more information, see Difficulty with payment on the Revenue NSW website. You can call Revenue NSW on 1300 655 805 to discuss your situation and specific needs.
Keep a record of all your payments.
It’s important to keep up with your repayments. If you fall behind with your repayments, Revenue NSW can take enforcement action against you for the outstanding amount. If you want to change your payment plan, you should contact Revenue NSW.
If your application to pay by instalments is refused, you may be able to apply for a review. Before you apply for a review, you should first speak to Revenue NSW about their decision. For more information, see Applying for a review at the Hardship Review Board.