Travis County Tax Office

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County Courts at Law Payment Methods

Include a $2 administrative fee for all payments (an administrative fee for collection of fines, fees, restitution, or other costs (Art 102.072 Code of Criminal Procedure) not to exceed $2 for each transaction).

Electronic payments (Debit or Credit Cards) will incur a convenience fee of $3 on all payments less than $100 or a flat fee of 3% on all payments over $100.

By mail

Payments accepted by mail

  • Money order
  • Cashier’s check
  • Personal check

We accept all mail with the exception of COD (collect on delivery).

Paying by mail

  1. Use an envelope.
  2. Include the following with your payment.
    • Case (cause) number
    • Phone number
    • Mailing address (to receive proper credit and a return receipt)
  3. Make payment payable to:

Travis County Centralized Collections

  1. Mail your payment to:

Centralized Collections
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, TX 78767

In person

Payments accepted in person

  • Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover)
  • Debit cards (Visa and MasterCard)
  • Money Order
  • Cashier’s Check
  • Personal Check
  • Cash

Paying in person

  1. Pay in person 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Blackwell Thurman Criminal Justice Center
509 W. 11th St., Gault Annex, Room 1.300
Austin, TX 78701

  1. Provide one of the following:
    • Defendant name
    • Date of birth
    • Case (cause) number

For more information

  • Call: (512) 854-2400
  • Fax: (512) 854-3622
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