Making Records Payments Online

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office now accepts credit and debit card payments for Records fees. This website is to be used for making Records fee payments only.

Traffic citations are paid to the Dane County Clerk of Courts, not the Sheriff’s Office. Go to http://www.countyofdane.com/court/ to make payments for citations issued through the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.

At this time, bail cannot be paid online or by phone. You must appear in person at 115 W. Doty Street, Madison, WI to make a bail payment.

Records fee payments are made through Government Payment EXP, a third party agency. Payments may be made online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week using Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover credit/debit cards.

The third party agency, Government Payment EXP, charges a service fee for credit/debit card transactions. This fee will be added onto the base amount you are paying. Below is the fee schedule:

Transaction Amount Service Fee
$.01 - $20.00 $1.00
$20.01 - $40.00 $1.50
$40.01 - $50.00 $1.75
$50.01 - $100.00 $3.00
$100.01 and greater 3.25% of the transaction amount

To make payments through Government Payment EXP, you will need:

Records Fees

  • Pay Location Code (PLC) 6556
  • Your Invoice ID Number
  • Payment Amount
  • Your Credit or Debit Card Information

The Invoice ID Number may be found in the upper portion of the invoice(s) you received.

To pay online with a credit/debit card, go to https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user?plc=6556.