Traffic civil infractions, and minor traffic misdemeanor offenses are handled by the Traffic Division. You may schedule an Informal Hearing with the Traffic Clerk or pay preset fines in this division daily.
Traffic citations can be made through the St. Joseph County, MI Government Payment Express (GovPayNet) portal. You will find information on fees and payment instructions on the following page:
You can purchase your own certified driving record for $8.00 at any branch office. Simply show your driver's license (no form required) and walk out with your record in hand. All offices accept cash and checks. Plus offices and SUPER!Centers also accept Discover and MasterCard.
Walk-in customers requesting their driving records may also obtain same-day service at:
7064 Crowner Drive
Walk-in request for another person's record can be picked up the next business day. A $7.00 fee is charged for each record transaction.
Note: In certain circumstances, the record request may take longer to process. Walk-in record requests for another person's driving or vehicle record can ONLY be accepted and processed at the Secondary Complex.
Note: It is recommended you call the telephone number prior to appearing at the local Branch Office as most concerns or issues can be addressed with the Call Center.
General Information Call Center
Driver's Responsibility Fee, Department of State
Driver's Responsibility Fee, Department of Treasury*
*Telephone lines for Department of Treasury are open from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm on Friday and 8:00 am to 12:00 noon on Saturday.
Looking for Driver Responsiblity Information? It is now located in the Criminal Division page.