Financial Questions?


Contact the court’s financial unit at or call (916) 930-4866.

Many questions are answered in our Financial Unit Frequently Asked Questions.


The Fee Schedule shows the fees collected by the court.

Please send all Sacramento and Redding case payments to:
U.S. District Court
501 I Street, Room 4-200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Please send all Fresno, Bakersfield, and Yosemite case payments to:
U.S. District Court
2500 Tulare Street, Room 1501
Fresno, CA 93721


You may instead call or visit the Sacramento or Fresno courthouses.


Accepted payment methods:


  • Credit card payment for miscellaneous fees. Credit cards are not accepted for bail or restitution payments.
  • Credit card payment for registered CM/ECF users who are paying fees through CM/ECF.
  • Cashier’s Check
  • Money Order
  • Personal Check. Please note that there is a $53 fee if checks are returned for payment or denied for insufficient funds.

When you provide a check as payment, you authorize the Clerk’s Office to either use the information from your check to make a one-time electronic funds transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.


As of January 1, 2022, the Clerk’s Office no longer accepts cash for payments of any kind.