How to Pay an Insurance Lapse Civil Penalty Online
To make sure you are eligible for this transaction, read the information on this page.
When you are ready to begin this transaction, use the "Go to Transaction" link at the bottom of the page.
1. Determine if you are eligible:
- If you received a registration Suspension Order (FS-70T) from the DMV that indicates you are eligible to pay a civil penalty, you can use this transaction to pay that penalty. The Suspension Order shows the amount that you must pay.
- You cannot use this transaction if you did not receive, or you do not have, a registration Suspension Order (FS-70T).
- Your vehicle must be currently insured.
- Your lapse in automobile liability coverage was for 90 days or less.
- You cannot use this transaction if the lapse was for 91 days or more.
- You can only use this transaction to pay an insurance lapse civil penalty.
- You cannot use this transaction to pay any other fines, surcharges, penalties, or fees.
- To get more information about Insurance Lapse Civil Penalty Payment, see the FAQs about the Insurance Lapse Civil Penalty Payment.
2. Determine what you must have and what you need to know:
To pay an insurance lapse civil penalty online, your web browser must permit cookies.
To pay an insurance lapse civil penalty online, you must have these items or this information:
When you pay your civil penalty online, you need to know that:
- Your payment does not guarantee that the DMV will restore your registration. Your payment does not close other suspensions or revocations on your registration record. You must determine that the DMV restored your vehicle registration privileges before you drive the vehicle. Learn how to check the status of your vehicle registration.
- You will not receive a new registration document in the mail.
- You cannot cancel this transaction after you submit your payment.
- If you have a question about this online transaction, see the FAQs.