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Pay or dispute an alcohol fine

​How to pay an alcohol fine


You can pay by Visa, MasterCard, Online EFTPOS or Account2Account (bank transfer).

A card payment fee of 1.75 per cent applies for credit and debit card payments.


​Pay your fine online now


You will need your infringement notice. 

You will get a reference number for your payment. You should keep it for your records.

 In person

​Bring your infringement notice to one of our service centres, and pay by:
  • cash
  • Eftpos 
  • MasterCard or Visa.

​How to dispute an alcohol fine

To dispute an alcohol fine, send a letter listing the reasons you are disputing it to:

Litter and Environmental Infringements

  Auckland Council

  Private Bag 92300

  Auckland 1142

You should know

We can issue fines to alcohol licence holders and managers.
You have 28 days, from when you receive the infringement notice, to pay or dispute the infringement.
If you don't pay the infringement within 28 days of the reminder notice date, we will lodge your infringement with the Department of Courts. They have the authority to enforce the fine and impose extra costs.

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