Making Child Support Payments

Pay Online

  • Submit online payments at using a credit/debit card (MasterCard or Visa) or via transfer from a bank account.
  • Payments can be made without needing to register on the site.
  • Customer will need their SSN and participant ID.


Pay by Phone

  • Call 1-866-901-3212, select option 1, and submit electronic payments using a credit/debit card (MasterCard or Visa) or via transfer from a bank account.
  • Customer will need their SSN and participant ID.


Pay by Mail

  • Payment in the form of a check or money order can be mailed to the CA State Disbursement Unit:

CA State Disbursement Unit (SDU)
PO Box 989067
West Sacramento, CA 95798-9067

  • Customers should include their name and case number or participant ID.

This address is for payments only. Do not send letters or court documents to this address and do not send payments to any other address. Please click here and scroll down for our regular mailing address and physical location.


Pay by Mobile App

  • Electronic payments can be submitted with an IPhone or Android smartphone by using the CAChildSup App.



  • Child support payments can be made via MoneyGram. Customers will need their participant ID and use Receive Code 14630 for CA child support payments. MoneyGram charges a $1.99 fee.
  • Customers can find a location using or by calling 1-800-926-9400 (1-800-955-7777 for Spanish).



  • PayNearMe allows customers to pay their Child Support obligation using cash, at participating 7-Eleven stores, Ace Cash Express and Family Dollar stores. For customers who don’t have a credit card or debit card, or would prefer not to share their financial information on the internet, PayNearMe offers an easy, safe and convenient method to pay their obligation.


To utilize PayNearMe, you will need to do the following:

  1. Obtain a barcode (Paycode), which will need to be presented at the time of making a cash payment. You can request a Paycode by going to the PayNearMe website. Low cost fee of $1.99.
  2. You will be asked to enter your name, address, participant ID and an email or phone number where the Paycode will be sent.
  3. Once information is entered, you will be prompted to select a payee, “State of California DCSS.”
  4. You will receive an email or text with the Paycode, which will need to be presented at the payment location either on a smartphone or printed copy.

Click here to find the nearest location.


TouchPay Kiosk

Pay your child support in person with the new kiosk that’s located in our lobby at 5171 Verdugo Way Camarillo, CA 93012.

    • Accepts cash, debit/credit cards and check
    • No fees!
    • You will need your Participant ID # to associate the payment to your case(s)
    • Payments process and post to your account in 3-4 business days
    • Use exact amounts: no coins accepted and no change provided
    • Money orders are not accepted
    • No receipt given if payment is made by check


    Additional payment information can be found on the California Department of Child Support Services website.

NOTE: As a convenience to our visitors, this page may contain links to external websites that are not managed or controlled by the County of Ventura.