Clerk Harvey Ruvin is pleased to announce the launch of our new website starting
at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19. We welcome your feedback!

Harvey Ruvin - Clerk of the Courts - Miami-Dade County, Florida


Q: How do I make a payment to the Clerk’s Office over the Internet? 

A: Please visit our Online Services page to use our on-line payment systems for processing credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover) as all Miami-Dade courthouses are closed to the public, except for essential matters and matters per judicial discretion.


Q: How do I make a payment using the Clerk’s Automated Phone Service? 

A: For the phone number to call:

Criminal Court Office 


Parking Violations Bureau


Traffic Office


The Clerk's Automated Phone Service provides case look-up features and allows you to make credit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover) without having to speak to a live operator. If you need further assistance, staff are available to take calls from 9am-4pm Monday-Friday.


Q: Can I mail my payment to the Clerk’s Office?

A: Payments can be mailed to the Clerk’s Office. You are encouraged to utilize our Clerk's On-line or Automated Phone Service payment options referenced above.


Q: What do I need to do if I am currently enrolled in a criminal (felony), misdemeanor or traffic payment plan and miss a payment?

A: If anyone is cancelled from their payment plan during the timeframe that the courthouses are closed to the public, they will be re-enrolled without any penalty or additional fees. To re-enroll, please visit one of our office locations after the courthouses re-open to the public.


Q: How can I make a payment if I received an Impoundment Order or Notice of a Registration Stop for unpaid Parking Violations?

A: Please call 305-275-1133 and press '0' to speak to one of our Clerks. They will process the payment and provide you with a Certificate of Compliance.


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