Pay a parking fine

Payment of your fine is acceptance of liability. Do not pay if you intend to challenge your ticket. Go to the Parking Fine - Appeal page.

Before you start

you will need:

  • your vehicle registration number
  • the PCN number listed on your parking ticket
  • a valid debit or credit card

Pay your fine online

How much do I have to pay?

The penalty charge is either

  • £70 (reduced to £35 if paid within 14 days); or
  • £50 (reduced to £25 if paid within 14 days).

Ensure that payment is made for the correct amount

Other ways to pay

You can also pay your fine by:


Call the 24-hour automated line on 0845 6800153* (option 1) Calls cost 4 pence per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

By post

  • Please ensure that you quote the PCN number on the back of the cheque or postal order.
  • Allow 2 working days for 1st class post and 5 working days for 2nd class post.
  • If you would like a receipt please enclose a stamped addressed envelope.

To pay by cheque or postal order, please make them payable to West Northamptonshire Council and post to:

Parking Services
West Northamptonshire County Council
One Angel Square
Angel Street