Dare County Payment Information

Find out more about paying court fees, fines and traffic citation in Dare County.

Payment by mail

  • Money order
  • Certified check
  • DO NOT send cash
  • NO Personal Checks

Make payable to:
Dare County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Dare County Courthouse
PO Box 1849
Manteo, NC 27954

If you are eligible to pay your traffic citation by mail, please include the citation number with your payment.

Payment in person

  • Cash
  • Credit / debit card – MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover. Some restrictions apply.
  • Money order
  • Certified check
  • NO Personal Checks

Pay in person at the Dare County Courthouse.

Traffic Citations
Payments for traffic citations may be made at the Cashier's Office in the Clerk of Court's office on the street level floor of the courthouse.

As with any court case, you should make sure you understand the consequences of paying your citation before doing so.

Payment online

Go to Services to find options available. If eligible:

  • Credit / debit card – MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover