Child Support Payments

We offer convenient options to make or receive child support payments.

Child Support Payments

Click the icon to access our informational video on how to make a payment.

Making Payments


Full or partial payments can be made any time and should be received by the 20th of each month in order to be credited in the current month.

By Phone

By Phone:

Pay with credit card, checking/savings accounts. Call (866) 901-3212 and select option 1. A 1.9% fee will be charged when using a credit or debit card.

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By Mail

By Mail:

Make check/money order payable to:
CA State Disbursement Unit (SDU)
P.O. Box 989067
Sacramento, CA 95798-9067

By Phone

In Office:

Pay at the counter or kiosk using cash, check or credit card. A 2.2% fee will be charged when using a credit or debit card at the kiosk.
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Did You Know?

You can setup and manage recurring payments online, at no cost. Setup is easy and secure.

Online Payment Options

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Receiving Payments


California is moving to paperless payment distribution. If you receive Paper Check payments, you need to sign up for Direct Deposit or a Child Support Debit MasterCard. Some exceptions apply.
Click the paper check button below for more information.