Waukesha County

Payment & Refund Information

The Court views the obligation to pay fines, forfeitures, costs, surcharges, assessments, fees, restitution, and reimbursements seriously and expects payment in full on the day of imposition.

Where/How: 

On-Line:

Pay on-line with a Visa or Mastercard credit or electronic check when:

  • a deposit amount has been indicated on your traffic or ordinance citation, or
  • if you have an unpaid fine or forfeiture.

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By Phone:

Please call (262) 548-7497. 
Monday - Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Payment Options Acceptable By Phone
Visa, MasterCard or Discover 

 

By Mail:

Waukesha County Courthouse
Business Center, Room C-112
PO Box 1627
Waukesha, WI 53187-1627

Payment Options Acceptable By Mail
Checks* or Money Orders made payable to "Clerk of Circuit Court"

*CHECK POLICY: Checks are accepted for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution only. We do not accept checks or Money Orders for bail. Returned checks will be assessed a fee.

 

In person:

During Regular Office Hours: Monday - Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Waukesha County Courthouse
Business Center, Room C-112
515 W. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53188

  • A valid photo I.D. (driver’s license or state I.D. card) must be presented when making a payment or applying for a refund.
  • To help ensure your payment has been processed accurately, please make sure you receive and review your receipt before you leave.

Payment Options Acceptable In-Person in the Business Center
Cash
Checks* or Money Orders made payable to "Clerk of Circuit Court"
Visa, MasterCard, Discover or debit cards

*CHECK POLICY: Checks are accepted for the payment of fines, fees, and restitution only. We do not accept checks for bail. Returned checks will be assessed a fee.

After Regular Office Hours:

The Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department will take payments after hours:

  • Bail
  • Citations issued by the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department,for which the original court date has NOT passed, and if the party can present a copy of the ticket/citation.

Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department
Administration Office, Door #8
515 W. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53188

Payment Options Acceptable In-Person at the Sheriff's Department
Cash
Checks* or Money Orders made payable to "Waukesha County Sheriff's Department" for citations only

*Returned checks will be assessed a fee.

Refunds

Bail is ordered and refunded according to state statute and judicial order. If bail is to be returned, the refund will be made:

  • after disposition of the case,
  • only to the person who made the payment, and
  • within ten to fifteen (10-15) business days based on direction of the court and underlying circumstances of the case.