For general information on payments of all types, see Customer Care Payments. For specific types of Parking Services payments, see below:
 

Monthly Parking Space Rentals

Parking Citations

Permits

 Smart Cards & Tokens

The City of Columbia Parking Services Department is headquartered in the Lincoln Street Garage, located at the corner of Washington and Lincoln streets at 820 Washington, directly across the street from the Columbia Police Department Headquarters and the City Municipal Court.


 


Payments can be made at the Customer Center for all parking related fees and charges. For questions, please call (803) 545-4015 or email  [email protected]   

**Effective November 1, 2016: To continue to provide customers the ability to make online payments using a debit or credit card, the City of Columbia has partnered with Value Payment Systems (VPS), a third party service provider, A convenience fee of 2.5% for credit cards and 1.5% for debit cards (with a minimum fee of $1.95 for both) will be assessed on all payments using a credit or debit card. This convenience fee is in no way associated with the City of Columbia and is collected solely by VPS. If you do not wish to use this service, you may pay using other traditional methods such as cash or check.


Monthly Parking Space Rental - Garages & Lots

MAIL PAYMENTS

Location: P.O. Box 712, Columbia, SC 29202-0712
Payment Method: Checks or money order

Location: P.O. Box 712, Columbia, SC 29202-0712
Payment Method: Checks or money order

WALK-IN PAYMENTS

Location: Parking Services Customer Center at 820 Washington Street, Columbia, SC, 29201; or City Payment Center, 1339 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Payment Method: Credit or debit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover), money orders, check or cash
Phone: (803) 545-4015

ON-LINE PAYMENTS

Location:  Online
Payment Method:  Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express Fees: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express user pay $1.00 plus 1.7% of transaction; electronic check, $2.50 per transaction 

BANK DRAFTS

Location: For more information, see the  Parking EasyPay Application Fees: n/a


Parking Citations

MAIL PAYMENTS

Location:  P.O. Box 7997, Columbia, SC 29202-7997
Payment Method: Check or money order

WALK-IN PAYMENTS

Location: Parking Services Customer Center at 820 Washington Street, Columbia, SC, 29201; or City Payment Center, 1339 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Payment Method: Credit or debit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover), money orders, check or cash

ON-LINE PAYMENTS

The City of Columbia Parking Services Department is now taking online payments. Just follow this link to the payment site:  https://columbiasc.t2hosted.com

**LATE FEES: $10 late fee is added to tickets unpaid after thirty days. After 60 days, the total amount that remains outstanding, including late fees, doubles. To find out how much is owed on cited vehicles, please call (803) 545-4015.




Note: To continue to provide our customers the ability to make electronic payments, the City of Columbia has partnered with South Carolina Interactive, a third party working with the City to bring you these expanded methods of payments. The total price which will be charged to you for your payment includes funds used to develop, maintain, enhance and expand the electronic payment service they are offering. The total amount will be shown on the payment site you will be directed to later in this process. If you do not wish to use their services, you can pay the City directly by other traditional methods like cash or check.

Permits

WALK-IN PAYMENTS

Location: Parking Services Customer Center at 820 Washington Street, Columbia, SC, 29201; or City Payment Center (SmartCards only), 1339 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201
Payments Accepted: Loading Zone Permits, In/Out Parking Permits, Residential Parking Permits, Valet Parking Permits
Payment Method: Credit or debit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express), money orders, check or cash
Payment Restrictions: Permit applications must be completed along with payment. For additional information, see Permits


Smart Cards & Tokens

WALK-IN PAYMENTS

Location: Parking Services Customer Center at 820 Washington Street, Columbia, SC, 29201; or City Payment Center, 1339 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201; recharging SmartCards with a credit card can be done at the Cannon pay-by-space stations at 1227 Taylor Street
Payments Accepted: SmartCards and tokens
Payment Method: Credit or debit cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express), money orders, check or cash
Fees: $5 registration fee for SmartCards; no fee for recharging SmartCards
Phone & Information: For additional information, call (803) 545-4015 or see SmartCards & Tokens