Did you receive a parking fine? And do you want to park for a longer period? Buy a parking ticket. In some areas, you need to pay to park. This is called parking tax or parking revenue. You pay this tax or revenue at, for example, parking meters.
If you do not pay or if you do not pay the right amount, you may receive what is commonly referred to as a parking fine. This is a notice that covers the unpaid parking tax. Did you receive a parking fine? You will then receive a letter at home within a few weeks. You do not have to wait for the letter. You can also pay the parking fine within two working days at the municipality office. Make sure to bring your parking fine with you.
Parking fine notice
There is a difference between a parking fine and a standard fine notice. You receive a standard fine notice for a minor offence. When, for example, you drive too fast, drive through a red light or park illegally. You pay the fine notice amount to the Central Judicial Collection Agency (CJIB: Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau).
Did you receive a fine? You will see at the top of the document whether it is a parking fine or a fine notice.
What you need to do
A parking fine must be paid to GGN Mastering Credit. This company works on behalf of the municipality. Did you receive a fine notice? You pay the fine notice amount to the Central Judicial Collection Agency (CJIB: Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau).
This is how you pay a parking fine:
- You receive a letter from the municipality.
- The letter will state how much, how and by when you need to pay.
The amount of the fine will depend on the breach and the applicable parking fee.
Objection and appeal
Objecting to a parking fine
If you disagree with the parking fine, you may object. You must do this within six weeks. You do not have to wait for the letter in order to do this. Your notice of objection must clearly state why you disagree with the parking fine.
You can submit your objection through the GGN Invoned (the collection organisation for local authorities) website. State the parking fine number when you submit your objection.
You can also submit your objection in writing. The following information must be included in your objection:
- Your name, address, postcode and town/city.
- The registration number of your vehicle.
- The parking fine number (15 digits that can be found at the top of the parking fine notice).
- The reason why you object.
- The date, your signature and a copy of the parking fine notice.
next, send your objection to:
Attn.: Objections department of the municipality of Amstelveen
PO Box 168
6600 AD Wijchen
Lodging an objection does not entitle you to postpone payment.
Objecting to a fine notice
If you disagree with a fine notice, you must submit your objection to the Central Judicial Collection Agency (CJIB: Centraal Justitieel Incassobureau)..
You can send a written objection about a fine notice to:
Netherlands Public Prosecution Service
PO Box 50000
3500 MJ Utrecht