Wake County Payment Information

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

Payment by mail

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

Make payable to: 
Wake County Clerk of Superior Court

Mail payment to:
Clerk of Superior Court
Wake County Courthouse
PO Box 351
Raleigh, NC 27602-0351

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

Traffic tickets or other criminal court payments may be paid at the Wake County Justice Center. Court fees associated with family court, civil, special proceeding, or estate matters may be paid at the Wake County Courthouse.

Payment online

Go to Services to find options available. If eligible:

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