The responsibility for the operation of the Provincial Offences courts was transferred from the Province of Ontario to the City of Toronto in 2002. Thus, Toronto Court Services provides the facilities which houses administrative services to the public at our counters and court clerks to support the operation of 30 courtrooms in 4 locations across the City.
Hours of operation, where we are located and accessible features at each court location
We are committed to delivering professional services to those persons who are using the provincial offences courts administered by the City of Toronto.
If you have an issue, please contact us with the details
Toronto Court Services is committed to making our services accessible to everyone, including people with disabilities. We comply with the customer service standards of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Within 15 days of the receipt of your Offence Notice, select one of the following options shown on the back of the Offence Notice.
There are several methods available for payment of Provincial Offences Act (POA) fines.
Provides information on how to order disclosure
Provides information for filing an appeal
Effective August 19, 2015, Court Services is using an automated phone service, provided by Quick Connect Solutions, to contact customers with outstanding Provincial Offences Act (POA) fines. If you receive calls from this company regarding your unpaid POA fines, you should be aware that this automated call is legitimately being placed on behalf of the City of Toronto and the matter should be addressed immediately to avoid escalated collection activity.
To pay your fine online: visit www.toronto.ca/poa
In response to health concerns, Court Services workplaces limit the use of scented products. Scented products such as hair sprays, perfume and scented deodorants may trigger reactions such as respiratory distress and headaches. In consideration of others, people attending at the courthouses are asked to limit or refrain from using scented products. Your cooperation is appreciated.
The Provincial Offences Act has been amended to provide for Early Resolution Meetings as of March 31, 2012. This process offers a wider range of options for defendants who have received a POA Part 1 Offence Notice.
Court Services refers unpaid fines to collection agencies.
Frequently asked questions and links for enforcement agencies.