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Criminal Collections Office:

Criminal Justice Center
1201 Franklin, Suite 3130
Houston, TX 77002
Map of Downtown

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 AM - 4:30PM
Phone: 713-755-7575
Fax: 713-755-1879

For additional Criminal Collections information, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or e-mail us.

Criminal Collections

Criminal Collections sets up payment plans for specific cases as ordered by the District Criminal Courts and the County Criminal Courts at Law. Criminal Collections works as an agent to ensure timely payment of court costs, fines, and fees.

Payment Options and Methods

Payments may be made in person, by mail including a 24 Hour Drop Box, or through Western Union Quick Collection. All payments must include your case number . If you do not know the case number, you may obtain this information by calling 713-755-7300. There is a $5.00 service charge for this service.

Personal checks are not accepted.

Office Fax: 713-755-1879

In Person

Payments made in person are handled at 1201 Franklin, Suite 3130 using one of the following methods:

  • Cash
  • Bank Cashier's Check
  • Money Order
  • Credit Card with proper ID
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 4:30PM

By Mail or 24 Hour Drop Box

Payments may be made by mail or by utilizing the 24 Drop Box using one of the following methods:

  • Bank Cashier’s Check
  • Money Order

The 24 Hour Drop Box is located in the lobby of 1201 Franklin. Do not leave cash in the 24 Hour Drop Box.

Payments may be mailed to:

Harris County District Clerk
ATTN: Criminal Collections Division
P.O. Box 53750
Houston, Texas 77002-7575

Western Union Quick Collect Service

  • Quick Collect
  • Payable to: Harris County District Clerk
  • Code City: Crimcoll
  • State: TX

Inmate Trust Fund

  • Quick Collect
  • Payable to: Harris County District Clerk
  • Code City: ITF
  • State: TX
  • Account#: SPN #-Last Name

Child Support

  • Quick Collect
  • Payable to: Harris County District Clerk
  • Code City: Attorney
  • State: TX
  • Account#: Child Support Case #

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

  • Quick Collect
  • Payable to: Harris County District Clerk
  • Code City: TDCJ
  • State: TX
  • Account#: TDCJ #

Other Collection related questions

Probation Fees and Restitution Information Regarding our collection of probation fees and restitution, or child support.

Who’s handling my payment account?

Payment Account Do you have questions about your payments or payment plan?

Cash Bond Refund Information

Cash Refund To obtain cash bond refund information please visit our Bond Section. Your refund requires verification from various agencies before it is mailed.