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Municipal Courts Department

How Do I Pay My Ticket?

The City of Houston Municipal Courts accepts payments in cash, check, money order, ATM debit card, and credit card (American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover). We offer five options for paying your ticket(s).

  • Online (see note in box below)
  • By Phone (One Call Solution Center, 713-837-0311)
  • By Mail (PO Box 4996, Houston, TX 77210)
  • Western Union
  • In Person (any of our six locations)

The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department’s KIOSKS, IVR and Online Payment System will be unavailable beginning at noon on March 20, 2015. Other options to make payments are:

We thank you for your patience while we install a new computer system to better serve you.

Online Payments

With your ticket number you can visit the Chase Ticket Payment System to make payment with a credit card. All online payments require a $5.00 processing fee. Payments are updated and posted to your account within 24-72 hours.

Payment by Phone

With your name, date of birth, drivers license number and/or ticket number you can contact our One Call Solution Center to make payment by phone with a credit card by dialing 3-1-1 or 713-837-0311. Payments are posted to your account immediately.

Payments by Mail

Municipal Courts accepts check, credit card, and money order payments by mail. All payments can be made payable to City of Houston and mailed to:

City of Houston
Municipal Courts Department
PO Box 4996
Houston, Texas 77210-4996

Western Union Payments

You may make a payment by using Western Union’s “Quick Collect” delivery service. Dial 1-800-325-6000 for the nearest Western Union location. Bring your ticket notice with you and complete a BLUE Quick Collect form. Pay cash to the Western Union agent and provide the following information: 

Pay to: City of Houston Municipal Courts
Code City: Ticket, State: TX, Citation #

Your Western Union payment will be delivered to the Court and usually applied within 24-hours.

Paying in Person

You can walk into any of our six locations to make payment in person. Locate the court nearest you Please provide your full name, date of birth, drivers’ license number, and/or ticket number to the clerk to complete payment.