Polk County Payment Information

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

Payment by mail

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

Make payable to:
Polk County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Polk County Courthouse
PO Box 38
Columbus, NC 28722

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 Polk County Courthouse.

Payment online

Go to Services to find options available. If eligible:

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