Can I check fines with a number plate?

Yes, it is possible to check fines associated with a vehicle’s number plate in South Africa. The South African government has an online system called “eNatis” that allows you to check for any outstanding fines linked to a specific vehicle registration number. Here’s how you can check fines using the number plate:

  1. Visit the eNatis website or the official website of your province’s traffic department. For example, in Gauteng, you can visit the Gauteng Traffic Police website.
  2. Look for the section or option that allows you to check fines or infringement notices. The wording may vary slightly depending on the website.
  3. Enter the vehicle’s registration number (number plate) in the designated field.
  4. Click on the “Check” or “Submit” button to initiate the search.
  5. The system will then display any outstanding fines associated with the vehicle’s registration number, including the details of the infringements, such as the date, location, and amount of the fine.

It’s important to note that the availability and accuracy of the online fine checking system may vary depending on the province and traffic department. If you encounter any difficulties or if the online system is not available, you can also contact your local traffic department or licensing authority directly to inquire about any outstanding fines associated with your vehicle.