You have received a notice

The main information in the violation notice (template for speeding)

Avis de contravention (recto) avec les zones liées à la vitesse.

Avis de contravention (verso) avec les zones liées à la vitesse.

1 - Date of issue of the offence notice

 

Image illustrant la date d'émission de l'avis.

  • The date appears in the top right corner of the offence notice.
  • The payment and appeal time limits start to run from this date.
  • You can receive a reduction of your fixed fine if you pay it under the conditions indicated in the bottom left corner of your notice (payment methods, payment time limit and reduced amount.)
2 - Speed

 

Image illustrant les informations liées à la vitesse.

  • When the offence concerns an exceeding of the legal permitted speed, an insert to the left of the offence notice contains the measured speed, the legal speed and the speed used for the offence after reducing the technical margin..
3 - Date on which the offence was reported, place and direction of driving

 

Informations sur la date, le lieu et le sens de circulation.

  • The date is located on the left of the form.
  • The name of the community appears in the "Date/time" insert.
  • This insert contains a reminder of the lane on which the offence was reported.
  • The place of the offence is specified by its "PK/PR (Kilometer Point / Reference Point)"
  • When this detail is required, the direction of driving in which the offence was reported on the lane is indicated in the Date/time insert e.g. Province-Paris.
4 - Identification of the officer issuing the ticket

 

Informations liées à l'identification de l'agent verbalisateur.

  • The reports come either from a report recorded using a dedicated tool (electronic ticketing) or photos shot by a digital automatic camera or an automated device monitoring the crossing of traffic lights.
  • The "Agent verbalisateur" (Issuing Officer) insert features the number of the officer issuing the ticket and the service code.
5 - Technical margin

 

Image illustrant les informations liées à la marge technique.

  • On the reverse of the notice on the left are stated the details concerning the measured speed and the application of a technical margin for the calculation of the speed used. This margin is of 5 km/h for permitted speeds of up to 100km/h and 5% of the measured speed for permitted speeds above 100 km/h.

Other situations

You have received an increased fixed fine notice for a driving offence


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You have been sent this notice because you have not paid the initial fine within the time limit.

Amende forfaitaire majorée page 1.

Notice de paiement de l'avis d'amende forfaitaire majorée.

Formulaire de réclamation de l'avis d'amende forfaitaire majorée.

An officer has given you a letter-card or left it on your windscreen


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This type of offence is not the responsibility of the National Agency for Automated Offence Processing (ANTAI).

To pay or appeal, follow the instructions appearing in the letter-card.

Image illustrant une contravention carte-lettre.

You were stopped by an officer of the SNCF


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The ANTAI sends offence notices on behalf of the SNCF.

The details of the reported offence are specified in the document.

The details of this offence are stated in the document that you received at your residence and shown below:   

Exemple d'avis de contravention SNCF.

How do I pay?
  • Either by Internet on the website www.srtpf.fr
  • Or by post, by bank cheque or money order, made out in euros to the SRTPF (Public rail transport collection service). Attach the identification form of your offence statement without stapling or gluing it. Then send it all without including any other document to the following address:

SRTPF
TSA 20033
33044 BORDEAUX CEDEX

How to appeal?

 

You were ticketed abroad


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If you have committed an offence against the Highway Code in a foreign country, you are liable to receive the same penalties as those that can be delivered to nationals of the country in question. You will then receive a offence notice from this country.

If you must pay a fine in the country where you committed the offence and if you have not paid this fine on the spot, you can be prosecuted in accordance with the agreements signed between France, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Romania, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia.

Other situations

You have received an increased fixed fine notice for a driving offence


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An officer has given you a letter-card or left it on your windscreen


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You were stopped by an officer of the SNCF


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You have been sent this notice because you have not paid the initial fine within the time limit.

Amende forfaitaire majorée page 1.

Notice de paiement de l'avis d'amende forfaitaire majorée.

Formulaire de réclamation de l'avis d'amende forfaitaire majorée.

This type of offence is not the responsibility of the National Agency for Automated Offence Processing (ANTAI).

To pay or appeal, follow the instructions appearing in the letter-card.

Image illustrant une contravention carte-lettre.

The ANTAI sends offence notices on behalf of the SNCF.

The details of the reported offence are specified in the document.

The details of this offence are stated in the document that you received at your residence and shown below:   

Exemple d'avis de contravention SNCF.

How do I pay?
  • Either by Internet on the website www.srtpf.fr
  • Or by post, by bank cheque or money order, made out in euros to the SRTPF (Public rail transport collection service). Attach the identification form of your offence statement without stapling or gluing it. Then send it all without including any other document to the following address:

SRTPF
TSA 20033
33044 BORDEAUX CEDEX

How to appeal?

 

You were ticketed abroad


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If you have committed an offence against the Highway Code in a foreign country, you are liable to receive the same penalties as those that can be delivered to nationals of the country in question. You will then receive a offence notice from this country.

If you must pay a fine in the country where you committed the offence and if you have not paid this fine on the spot, you can be prosecuted in accordance with the agreements signed between France, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Romania, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Slovakia.

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