Payment Options

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Money order

Payment Requirements

  • Checks and money orders made payable to the Chesterfield Circuit Court Clerk.
  • Individuals paying by personal check must present a government-issued photo ID.
  • A $2 convenience fee will be assessed on all credit card transactions in accordance with Code of Virginia § 17.1-275 A (27).
  • For in-person transactions, the cardholder must be present and have a valid government-issued photo ID.
  • If the card is enabled with chip (ICC/EVM) technology, it will be processed using such technology. Card swipes for such cards are not acceptable.
  • For payments made over the phone, the cardholder must contact the Clerk’s Office directly (or provide authorization for use).

Note: Credit cards are not accepted for expungement filings.

Returned Check/Dishonored Payment Policy

If a check or credit card payment is returned or dishonored, collection activities will commence, and you will be responsible for:

  • the transaction amount
  • and you may be charged a fee of $50 or 10% of the amount of the transaction, whichever is greater in accordance with Code of Virginia § 17.1-275 A (28).

For additional information, contact the Clerk’s Office at 804-748-1241.