Orange County Payment Information

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

Payment by mail

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

Make payable to:
Orange County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Orange County Courthouse
106 E Margaret Lane
Hillsborough, NC 27278

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 Window in the Orange County Courthouse.

Traffic Citations
Payments for traffic citations may be made at the Cashier's Window in the main courthouse in Hillsborough or at the Magistrate's Office in the Chapel Hill Police Department building.

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