If you wish to appeal against the fine and/or to produce evidence in your defense this will waive any right to the 50% reduction in the amount of the fine. You can do it by any of the following means:
- Fax: 0034 987 842 693
- Post: CTDA – Post Office Box 505 – León 24080 SPAIN.
The timescale to produce evidence regarding the cases processed by the Directorate General for Traffic is 20 calendar days from the day following the one when the notification was received by the concerned person.
The timescale to lodge an appeal is one month from the day following the one when the notification was received by the concerned person.
If you do not pay the financial penalty, do not appeal against it, this notification shall entail, by itself and without the need to issue a final decision, the termination of the infringement procedure and the financial penalty will become final within 30 days (Article 81.5 of the LSV). From that moment on, you will have 20 days to pay the fine, without any reductions.
This case expires one year after its initiation if no final decision has been issued, unless there are legal grounds for bringing it to a halt (Article 92 of the LSV).
LSV: Articled Text of the Law on Road Traffic, Motor Vehicles and Road Safety- Royal Legislative Decree 339/1990 of 2 March, and its subsequent amendments.
CTDA: Spanish National Centre for Automatic Fine Processing.