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Traffic Division Hours and Contact Information
Mailing Address:
Metropolitan Traffic Division
3131 Arrow St. Bakersfield, CA 93308
General: Mon - Thurs (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM), Friday (7:30 AM - Noon)
Phone Services: Mon - Thurs (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM), Friday (8:00 AM - Noon)
Payment Window: Mon - Fri (8:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
There are two court sessions per day. The first session is at 8:30 AM and the second session is at 1:00 PM. There is also night court twice per month. Juvenile Court is held at 1:00 PM on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. No adults are added to this calendar.
To appear in Court as a walk-in, come to the Clerk's Office at the following times:
  • For Morning session
    (Monday - Friday) 7:30 AM
  • For Afternoon session
    (Monday - Friday) 10:45 AM
  • For Night Court
    (*2nd and 4th Wednesdays only)
    by 4:00 PM
If the ticket originated outside the Metropolitan area, go to the court branch listed on your Courtesy Notice. List of Court Divisions / Locations / Hours
Metropolitan Division Traffic Payment Phones:
(24-hour): (661) 868-2382
General Information: (661) 335-7100
Traffic School Info: (661) 868-2382
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Other Divisions Contact Information
Other Metropolitan Divisions
LocationAddressPhone No.Contact Us
Bakersfield3131 Arrow St., Bakersfield, CA 93308(661) 868-2382E-Mail
Lamont12022 Main St., Lamont, CA 93241(661) 868-5800E-Mail
Delano1122 Jefferson St., Delano, CA 93215(661) 720-5800E-Mail
Ridgecrest132 East Coso Ave., Ridgecrest, CA 93555(760) 384-5900E-Mail
Mojave1773 Hwy 58, Mojave, CA 93501(661) 824-7100E-Mail
Taft311 Lincoln St., Taft, CA 93268(661) 763-8531E-Mail
Shafter325 Central Valley Hwy., Shafter, CA 93263(661) 746-7500E-Mail
Superior Court of California, County of Kern court employees are prohibited from giving legal advice per section 24004 and 68082 of the Government Code. In addition, court employees may not give advice as to which legal forms to use or how to complete the forms.
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