How can I check traffic fines by ID number?

In South Africa, you can check traffic fines by ID number through the online platform of the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC). Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

  1. Visit the RTMC website: Open your web browser and go to the official website of the Road Traffic Management Corporation. The website address is ““.
  2. Navigate to the “Check Fines” section: Look for a section or tab on the website that allows you to check fines. This section may have different names, such as “Check Penalties,” “Fines Inquiry,” or similar. Explore the website’s main menu or search for keywords to locate it.
  3. Access the fine inquiry page: Once you find the appropriate section, click on it to access the fine inquiry page. This is where you’ll be able to enter your ID number to check for any outstanding traffic fines.
  4. Enter your ID number: On the fine inquiry page, you’ll typically find a form or search field where you can enter your ID number. Input your South African ID number accurately into the provided space.
  5. Submit the form or search: After entering your ID number, submit the form or initiate the search. The website will process your request and retrieve any associated traffic fines linked to your ID number.
  6. Review the fine details: Once the search is complete, you should see a list of traffic fines, if any, that are linked to your ID number. The details usually include the type of violation, date, and the amount of the fine.
  7. Take necessary action: If you have any outstanding fines, you’ll need to take appropriate action, such as paying the fine or following the instructions provided on the website for further steps.