Durham County Payment Information

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

Payment by mail

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

Make payable to:
Durham County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Durham County Courthouse
510 S. Dillard Street
Durham, NC 27701

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 Cashier's Office in the Durham County Courthouse.

Contact the Clerk of Superior Court's Office for additional information on how to pay fines at (919) 560-6842. All payments must be verified by judgment section before Cashier's Office accepts payment. Payments must be for the full amount. Partial payments are not accepted.

Back Rent: If you have appealed a summary ejectment or landlord/tenant dispute and must pay rent or back rent to the Court, you may go to the Cashier's Office to pay.

Payment online

Go to Services to find options available. If eligible:

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