CLERK OF COURT & COMPTROLLER
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA
These are step by step instructions on how to look up your traffic ticket online and pay for it. If you already know how to look it up, then just click on this link for the HillsClerk HOVER Case Search system and go for it. if you are not sure, read the step by step guide below.
After you have clicked on the HillsClerk HOVER Case Search link, find your traffic ticket number on your copy of your traffic ticket, It should be on the top right side of the ticket, as shown circled in red on this sample picture.
If you misplaced your ticket, you can look it up using your name.
Make sure that both "I want to search by Case Number or Citation Number" and "Citation Number" (circled in red in the picture) are selected (they will appear gray; if one is not gray, click in it to select it and turn it gray). Type the citation number in to the box shown highlighted in yellow in the picture. Click on the blue "Submit" button.
If your ticket is in our system, you should see a result that looks similar to the picture above. If your ticket does not appear in the results, please check first to see if you typed the ticket number correctly. If you did, then check to see the ticket was issued in Hillsborough County -- you will see that at the top on the left side of the ticket. If it was issued in Hillsborough County, then wait a few days and try again. The amount due for this ticket appears in red. The green arrow to the right will show you what your options for this ticket are. Click on that green arrow.
You will now see what options are available to you for this particular traffic ticket. Every option will not be available for every ticket depending on the violation. This sample ticket has an option to pay for the ticket online. Click on the "Pay Online" button.
You have been taken to the My Florida Counties (MFC) website to pay for the ticket. Look for the section shown highlighted in red in the picture "Pay Traffic Tickets" and click on the "Pay Now" button.
The MFC website will ask you to enter your traffic ticket number along with either your driver's license number or your date of birth, and it will walk you through the online payment process using a credit card.