Dispute an Intersection Safety Camera Ticket

You can dispute an intersection safety camera ticket or you can request a fine reduction or more time to pay.

To dispute the ticket or request a fine reduction or more time to pay you have:

  • 45 days if you received the ticket by mail
  • 30 days if you received the ticket through personal service

Request Fine Reduction or More Time to Pay

If you want to request fine reduction or more time to pay, you can avoid appearing in court. 

To make your request:

  1. Complete the Violation Ticket Notice of Dispute form and Violation Ticket Statement and Written Reason form
     
  2. Mail the forms to:

    Ticket Dispute Processing
    Bag 3510
    Victoria, B.C. V8W 3P7
     
  3. Or drop the forms in person at a provincial court registry or ICBC driver licensing office

You can also get the forms at any provincial court registry or ICBC driver licensing office.

For more information about disputing the fine amount, see Section 15.4 of the Offence Act.

Disputing a Ticket

If you dispute the ticket, an intersection safety camera officer will always appear in court to explain the offence and provide evidence.

To dispute the ticket:

  1. Complete the Violation Ticket Notice of Dispute form
     
  2. Mail the forms to:

    Ticket Dispute Processing
    Bag 3510
    Victoria, B.C. V8W 3P7
     
  3. Or drop the forms in person at a provincial court registry or ICBC Driver Licensing office 

Your dispute must be post-marked within 30 days from when you receive the ticket through personal service. 

You can also get the form at any provincial court registry or ICBC driver licensing office.

Do not include evidence such as videos or photos with your form.

Only the registered owner of the vehicle can dispute the ticket but they can provide written permission to have someone appear on their behalf.

What happens next

A court date will be scheduled. The provincial court registry will mail the date to you. 

If you must reschedule, contact the court registry as soon as possible. If you miss your court date, the court will consider you guilty and you will have to pay the ticket immediately.

Don't miss your court date notice in the mail. If you've moved, ensure the court has your current address on file. To update your address, complete the Violation Ticket Change of Address form.

This form can be deposited at any court registry or faxed directly to the Violation Ticket Centre at 604-660-4868.