Jackson County Payment Information

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

Payment by mail

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

Make payable to:
Jackson County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Jackson County Courthouse
401 Grindstaff Cove Rd.
Sylva, NC 28779

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 Jackson County Courthouse.

Criminal Record Checks
Criminal record checks just for Jackson County are $25.00. Full name and date of birth should be provided. If requesting the record by mail a certified check or money order should be included with the request.

Payment online

Go to Services to find options available. If eligible:

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