Located at 35073 RENNES CEDEX 9, the centre d’encaissement des amendés (CEA) is a place to pay your amendes. The centre has several different payment methods, including cash and credit cards. It also accepts telepayments.
Usually, a person can contest an amende by writing to an Official of the Ministry of Public. This office receives more than 300,000 letters of contestation every year. You must make sure to write the letter within 45 days of receiving the letter.
The centre accepts proximite payments from certain tabacs. If you want to pay electronically, you must provide a credit card or an espece number. If you prefer to pay in cash, you can pay at the centre, or at the finance public.
The process involves two separate steps: the first is odroczenia, the second is the wszczecie sledztwa. If you are a first-timer, you can request a copy of the document by visiting the centre.
Payment of the amende forfaitaire can be made via cash, credit card, or bank transfer. The amount owed depends on the method of payment. If the payment is made within fifteen days, it will only cost you 45 EUR. Otherwise, you will need to pay 180 EUR.
If you do not follow these rules, you may be arrested and convicted. Fortunately, you have the right to appeal the decision to the relevant court. Odwolania can be performed within 30 days of receiving a karne decision.