Compliance Dismissals

Below is a list of violations that are eligible for a compliance dismissal and the conditions required.  

If eligible, you can submit your proof in person, by EMAIL, by fax: (830) 608-2148, or by mail: 550 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130.  With your proof you will also need to pay the fee associated with the compliance dismissal, which can be done over the phone, in person, or by mail.  All proof and/or payment of fees must be submitted (or postmarked if by mail) on or before the appearance date on your citation. 

IMPORTANT:  All requests through correspondence must include:
  1. Photo ID
  2. Signature (by typing your name at the bottom of your email or handwritten and attached)
  3. Current phone number
  4. Current mailing address
Tip: If you have a smart phone, you can take a picture of any handwritten requests, signatures, or other documentation and attach them to your email.


OFFENSE  TIME TO COMPLY  REQUIRED CONDITIONS  FEE
Expired Vehicle Registration
Within 20 working days of the offense or before the defendant's initial appearance date, whichever is later.
Must show proof that the registration was renewed and the late penalty was paid to the county assessor-collector.
$20
Unregistered Motor Vehicle
Before the defendant's initial appearance date.
Must show proof that the defect was remedied or proof that the vehicle had a registration insignia that was valid at the time of the offense.
$10
Wrong Registration Insignia Displayed
Before the defendant's initial appearance date.
Must show proof that the defect was remedied.
$10
Less Than 2 License Plates Displayed
Before the defendant's initial appearance date.
Must show proof that the defect was remedied.
$10
Altered or Obscured License Plate
Before the defendant's initial appearance date. Must show proof that the defect was remedied and that the plates displayed at the time of the offense were valid. $10
Expired Driver's License Within 20 working days of the offense or before the defendant's initial appearance date, whichever is later. Must show proof that the defect was remedied. $20
Failure to Update Address or Name on Driver's License Within 20 working days of the offense. Must show proof that the defect was remedied. $20 
Violate Driver’s License Restriction or Endorsement Before the defendant's initial appearance date. Must show proof that the restriction or endorsement was due to a condition that has been surgically or medically corrected before the date of the offense OR in error and shows proof that the endorsement has been removed. $10
Defective Equipment (Non-CMV) Before the defendant's initial appearance date. Must show proof that the defect was remedied. $10
Vehicle Not Registered in Texas Within 20 working days of the offense or before the defendant's initial appearance date, whichever is later. Must show proof that the registration was obtained.  No late penalty required. $20
Expired Disabled Parking Placard Within 20 working days of the offense or before the defendant's initial appearance date, whichever is later. Must show proof that the defect was remedied. $20