Child Support Payment Options

  • Pay Online: Electronic payments can be made online using your Visa card, MasterCard, checking account or savings account. Please click here.
  • Pay by Phone: Call 1-866-901-3212 (option 1). Electronic payments can be made using your Visa card, MasterCard, checking account or savings account.
  • Pay by Mail: If your case is managed by the El Dorado Department of Child Support Services, you can mail a check or money order to: CA SDU, PO BOX 989067, West Sacramento, CA 95798-9067. If your case is a private case that is not managed by a Local Child Support Agency, call 1-866-901-3212 for assistance with making payments by mail.
  • Pay by Mobile App: Available for Android and iPhone, the CAChildSup mobile app lets you make electronic payments using your smartphone. Download the free CAChildSup app.
  • Pay in Person:
    • Use MoneyGram. Find a location at www.MoneyGram.com/Locations or call 1-800-926-9400. You will need your child support Participant ID number and Receive Code 14630 for California child support payments. MoneyGram charges a $1.99 fee.
      Notice: It may take several days for your payment to be posted to your child support account.
    • Use PayNearMe at 7-Eleven stores. Get a personal PayNearMe barcode on PayNearMe’s California child support page at www.PayNearMe.com/California or by contacting your local child support office at 866-901-3212. Present the barcode – either on a smart phone or on paper – to a 7-Eleven cashier to be scanned at the counter. Reuse the barcode for future payments or get a new one, as needed. Find a 7-Eleven location nearest you. PayNearMe charges a $1.99 fee and guarantees payments.
      Notice: It may take three or four days for your payment to be posted to your child support account.
    • Pay at a local child support office that accepts payments. To find out which locations accept in-office payments, contact those nearest to you by calling 866-901-3212. You will need your child support Participant ID number. Office addresses are available online at http://www.edcgov.us/Government/ChildSupport/Contact_Us.aspx.
     
  • Ask Questions: If you have questions about any of the payment options, please contact a child support professional by email from within Customer Connect or by phone at 1-866-901-3212.