Payment Options

Carefully consider all of your options before remitting payment in full for any citation.

For more information visit How to Handle Your Ticket.

The Addison Municipal Court accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • Personal Check (except for warrants)
  • Most major credit cards (at the window with the owner of card present.)


If your personal check is returned by the bank.

A $35 fee will be charged for all returned checks, regardless of the reason for return

Payment for returned checks and fees must be by cash, money order or cashier's check

Personal checks and credit cards will not be accepted to clear a returned check

It is the responsibility of the defendant to clear a returned check immediately

The Court may issue a warrant for your arrest if the matter is not resolved in a timely manner.

Credit card payments will not be accepted through the mail or over the telephone, except through our automated telephone attendant (see below).  Unless you pay using the phone attendant or pay online, you must appear in person at the Court to pay with a credit card (MasterCard or Visa for online). Third-party credit cards will not be accepted without the cardholder present.

Personal checks will not be accepted for any case that has an outstanding warrant.


Payment By Phone 
To determine your fine amount and/or pay your citation using our automated telephone attendant, please call 972.450.7110 and follow the prompts. You will need your citation number and Texas driver's license number to access this system. Please note that citations issued to juveniles ages 16 and younger cannot be paid by telephone. These cases require a personal appearance at the Court.


Payment Online

To determine your fine amount and/or pay your citation on-line, go to pay online.  You may sign up to take a Driving Safety Course online.


Payment Plan Online

If you have made an agreement to make payments with the Court, you may make your agreed partial payment online.


Please be Advised

Voluntary payment by mail, phone or online will result in a conviction and will be reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety and may forfeit any right to request a Driving Safety Course or Deferred Disposition for possible dismissal of your citation.  If you qualify, you can sign up to take a Driving Safety Course online.