Paying Fees

Financial questions?
Contact the court's financial unit at seafin@wawd.uscourts.gov or call (206) 370-8415.

Financial Overview

The Fee Schedule (PDF) shows the fees collected by the court.

 

Please send all payments to:
Clerk
U.S. District Court
700 Stewart Street, Suite 2310
Seattle, WA 98101

You may instead call or visit the Seattle or Tacoma courthouses.

 

Accepted payment methods:

  • Credit card payment for fines, restitution, and other miscellaneous fees.
  • Credit card payment for registered CM/ECF users who are paying fees
  • Money orders
  • Personal check. Please note that there is a $53 fee if checks are returned 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 fund transfer from your account or to process the payment as a check transaction.

The Clerk's Office does not accept cash for payments of any kind.