Filing Options

Traffic Case Filing Options

The Clerk’s Office is not permitted to accept court documents by email. Documents sent to the Clerk’s Office by email cannot be added to a court file. Documents can be submitted by mail, fax, or electronic filing. E-filed documents are usually processed and in the court file within a few hours when submitted during normal business hours. To submit a document via fax, the fax number is (352) 491-4400. By mail, documents can sent to: Alachua County Clerk of Court, 201 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601. Documents can also be brought to the Clerk’s Office in person.

How to E-File Documents for Traffic Cases

Set up an account at no charge by going to the state e-portal at www.myflcourtaccess.com. Select the link to File Now and follow the instructions to register.

  1. At the Map, select Existing Case, select Alachua County, then FILE NOW.
  2. For Division, select Civil Traffic.
  3. Enter the Year of the case and the numbers following “TR” on your case number, click SEARCH
    • To find your case number go to www.alachuaclerk.org, Court Records, enter your ticket number in the Citation Number Box and Search.
  4. Click Next twice until you get to documents.
  5. At Documents, click on the ADD button. You can scroll down or search for the document you are filing. Check the box

    Common Document Types
    • Affidavit in Lieu of Proof of Insurance and Registration
    • Affidavit of Defense or Admission and Waiver of Appearance
    • Application for Determination of Civil Indigence
    • Completion Certificate-Driving School
    • Election of Court Hearing and Entry of Written Plea
    • Election of Driving School

  6. Search for and Upload your document (must be PDF or Word) and click SAVE and NEXT.
  7. Click in the box next to your name to have proof you filed your document, click NEXT.
  8. If a fee is required, put your payment in here, otherwise click NEXT.
  9. Click SUBMIT.


For more information on e-filing, visit our website: http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/Clerk/Pages/eFiling.aspx