Pay Court Fines or Fees

By Phone

Please call 262-284-8421 or 262-284-8422 to make a payment. Acceptable forms of payment include Visa, Discover, American Express, or MasterCard credit or debit cards. Please note a 4% service fee will be assessed for payments using a debit or credit card.

By Mail

Acceptable forms of payment include checks or money orders made payable to Clerk of Circuit Court. Please add case number to payment. Case numbers can be found at Mail your payment to:

Ozaukee County Clerk of Courts
1201 S. Spring St.
P.O. Box 994
Port Washington, WI 53074


Payments may be made with a MasterCard or Visa or an electronic check. Visit the Wisconsin Court System page and pay fees online. Please note the following nonrefundable fees charged by U.S. Bank to process the payment:

  • MasterCard and Visa convenience fee - 2.75%
  • Electronic check flat fee - $1.95 (Note: Returned checks may be subject to a fee determined by the county.)
  • License suspensions will be released the next business day after online payments. To release suspensions the same day, payment needs to be made by phone or in person.

In Person

You may make payments while at the Clerk of Courts office. The Clerk of Courts office accepts the following forms of payment:

  • Cash
  • Checks
  • Money orders
  • "Tap to Pay" from smartphones
  • Credit/Debit cards: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express. Please note a 4% bank processing fee will be assessed per card transaction.

Payment Plan

Please contact our office at 262-268-7377 or 262-284-8411 to make payment plan arrangements.

There is a statutory $15.00 payment plan fee added to the payment plans. A payment plan due date summary will be mailed to you after payment plan arrangements have been made.

It is important to stay current on your payment plan and to contact our office at the above phone numbers if you anticipate being late with a payment. Payment plans will be terminated for non-payment and may result in one or more of the following actions - suspension of driver's license, entry of civil judgment with interest and/or certification to the WI Dept. of Revenue for interception of tax refund, wage garnishment and/or bank levy.

You may make payments in any of the above manners or choose to make payments automatically through recurring payment withdrawal from a bank account or credit/debit card. Processing fees from bank accounts are $1.95 per transaction and credit/debit cards are 4%. If you prefer a recurring automatic payment, please complete the appropriate form below:

Please mail the completed form to the address below:

Ozaukee County Clerk of Courts
1201 S. Spring St.
P.O. Box 994
Port Washington, WI 53074

Note that you must have a payment plan in place to use the recurring payment service.

Past Due Debts

If the debt is past due, a civil judgment may have been entered. This judgment will remain unsatisfied until the $5.00 satisfaction fee is paid. An unsatisfied debt could adversely affect your credit rating an, consequently, your ability to obtain a loan. Civil judgments can be searched at

Past due debts may be sent to the WI Dept. of Revenue for collections including tax intercept, wage garnishment and/or bank account levy. Once a debt has been sent to the WI Dept. of Revenue, payment arrangements should be made with them. The WI Dept. of Revenue can be reached at 608-264-0345.