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Criminal Collections Office:

Criminal Justice Center
201 Caroline, Suite 170
Houston, TX 77002
Map of Downtown

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 AM - 4:30PM
Phone: 832-927-5920
Fax: 832-927-0126

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 or by mail. All payments must include your case number. If you do not know the case number, please include your full name and date of birth.

Personal checks are not accepted.

In Person

Payments made in person are handled at 1201 Franklin, 1st Floor Suite 1026 using one of the following methods:

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

By Mail

Payments may be made by mail using one of the following methods:

  • Bank Cashier’s Check
  • Money Order

Payments may be mailed to:

Harris County District Clerk
ATTN: Criminal Collections Division
P.O. Box 53750
Houston, Texas 77052-3750

Drop Box

The drop box is currently located in the Civil Building 1st floor near the ATM. Only opened on weekdays from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Western Union Quick Collect Service

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

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.