THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS
Ken Paxton

Payment Options

Walk-in Cash Payments

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Make your Child Support Payments at any self-service TouchPay kiosk location throughout Texas.  With easy to follow step-by-step instructions, payments can be made in minutes.  All that is needed is the OAG 10-digit Case number and the Non-Custodial Parent’s last name. Click here to find the nearest TouchPay kiosk location. For Fee information click here.

  • Accepts all U.S. cash bill denominations
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard credit cards
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard debit cards

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Point-of-Sale Fidelity Express payments are an alternative to mailing checks or money orders for child support obligations. Payments are made at participating retail locations using cash. To make a Fidelity Express Payment you will need the OAG 10-digit Case number and cause number (the identification number found on the court case which establishes the child support order). To find your nearest Fidelity Express location, call 1-800-621-8030, option 7020 or visit Fidelity Express online.  For Fee information click here.

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Make your Child Support Payments in cash at thousands of U.S. MoneyGram locations, including Walmart, CVS, and ACE Cash Express. It's fast and easy. To make a MoneyGram Payment you will need the OAG 10-digit Case number and cause number (the identification number found on the court case which establishes the child support order). Use Receive Code 14681. To find your nearest MoneyGram location, visit MoneyGram online. For Fee information click here.

Pay by Phone or Online Using a Credit Card

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Child support payments can now be made online at tx.smartchildsupport.com or by phone at 1-855-853-8286 using a Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit or debit cards.  Smart e-Pay is a new, secure web-based solution for making child support payments by using credit cards.  A convenience fee will be applied to only credit card payments.  For Fee information click here.

Contact your card provider to find out more information regarding any additional fees that may apply.

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Make your Child Support Payments by using your Visa or MasterCard credit/debit card on line.  To make a MoneyGram payment you will need the OAG 10-digit Case number and cause number (the identification number found on the court case which establishes the child support order).  Use Receive Code 14681. To pay online visit MoneyGram online.  For Fee information click here.

Pay by Bank Draft

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Smart e-Pay is a web-based solution for making child support payments. This payment method debits your bank account through a secure, internet-based system at no charge. Smart e-Pay enables you to save and maintain payment information. You can set up your payment schedule to debit your bank account weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly schedule to match the requirements of your court order. Electronic child support payments typically arrive at the State Disbursement Unit (SDU) within seven (7) business days of the effective date of the debit specified by the user. There is no mail time and no potential for missing or lost checks.

To find out more information or to register, go to tx.smartchildsupport.com

​Pay by Mail

If your payments have been ordered to be paid through the State Disbursement Unit, you can mail a check or money order payment to the State Disbursement Unit (SDU). Please ensure the following information is included on your check or money order:

  • Your 10-digit case number
  • Your cause number (the identification number found on the court case which establishes the child support order)
  • Noncustodial parent's name
  • Custodial parent's name (optional but preferred)

If not specified otherwise in your court order, make checks payable to the Office of the Attorney General.

Mail payments to the following address:

State Disbursement Unit (SDU)
P.O. Box 659791
San Antonio, TX 78265-9791

If you have any questions please call (800) 252-8014.

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