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Make Child Support Payments

No Fee
Payment Option

Electronic check

Visit fl.smartchildsupport.com
to make a payment »

Pay by electronic check at the Florida State Disbursement Unit Smart ePay website. You will need your Social Security Number and child support case number or depository number More information. Register for an account to get started and pay using your bank account.

Processing time: 2 business days.

Low Fee
Payment Options

Cash

Walmart Logo

To pay with cash at a Walmart MoneyCenter, you will need to provide your depository number More information and use biller name: Florida SDU.

Fee: $2 fee applies.
Processing time: 1-2 business days.

Visit walmart.com/cp/bill-pay/8721209 for details.

Debit/credit card

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Pay by debit or credit card at the Florida State Disbursement Unit Smart ePay website.

  • MasterCard®
  • Visa®
  • Discover®
  • American Express®
  • Diners Club International®
  • JCB®
  • Apple Pay, Google Pay, or PayPal when credit/debit card is linked to an e-wallet account

Fee: 2.5% fee applies.
Processing time: 2 business days.

Phone

  • Contact the SDU Payment Center at 877-769-0251 (select option 5)
  • Pay by credit card (MasterCard®, Visa®, Discover®, American Express®)
  • Payments are limited to one case per phone call
  • Customer will need either the 10-digit Child Support case number or the 9-digit numeric portion of their court case number and their SSN

Fee: 2.5% fee applies.
Processing time: 2-3 business days. (Payments made after 8:45 PM Eastern Time are considered next day payments)

Additional Payment Options

Mail

Florida State Disbursement Unit
P.O. Box 8500
Tallahassee, Florida 32314-8500

You will need to include your name, the other parent's name, and child support case number or depository number More information.

Text

  • Visit fl.smartchildsupport.com (log in or register new account)
  • Opt-in for text notifications
  • Pay by credit/debit card (Mastercard®, Visa®, Discover®, or American Express®)
  • One-time payment or recurring payments
  • Customer will receive a text message the day their payment is due, based on payment schedule they entered when setting up their account, then text the code to authorize the payment
    • Customer must respond to the text message to authorize the payment

Fee: 3.5% fee applies.
Processing time: 2-3 business days.(Payments made after 8:45 PM Eastern Time are considered next day payments)

Visit fl.smartchildsupport.com
to register »

MyFloridaCounty

My Florida County website logo

Fees: Credit card fee is 3.5%. The electronic check fee is $5.
Processing time: Credit card is 2 days and electronic check is 4 days.

Visit myfloridacounty.com
to make a payment »

Money Transfer Services

Amscot logoamscot.com MoneyGram logomoneygram.com

Fees: Vary by service and payment amount.
Processing time: Up to 7 business days.

Depository Number

Your Florida depository number is 13 digits starting with a county code followed by your court case number. When making payments online, choose your county from the options list and enter the remaining 11 digits in the Court Case Number field.

Example: Your depository number: 01220000005XX

Choose the county, in this example 01 = Alachua, and enter 220000005XX as the Court Case Number

Depository number information

Your depository number is available in your eServices account. If you don't know your depository number or your order was issued in another state, please call the State Disbursement Unit: 1-877-769-0251.

Need a Copy of Your Payment History?

Parents who have an open case with us can easily get their payment history using their eServices account. Follow these simple instructions to print or save a PDF of your payment history.

If you don't have a case with us you can view your payment history on myfloridacounty.com. If you need a certified payment history, please contact the Clerk of Court in the county where your order was issued.

More Information About Payments

You can check on payments by using the following options:

 FAQs: Make a Payment

 FAQs: General Child Support