Child support payments can be made with a credit or debit card online, over the phone, or at a kiosk. Here’s how it works.

You can make child support payments using a Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit or debit card via Smart e-Pay, MoneyGram or a TouchPay kiosk. Read below for instructions and information on processing times and fees.


Paying Via Smart e-Pay

How to Pay

You can make child support payments with a credit or debit card online through a secure online system called Smart e-Pay. 

To pay with Smart e-Pay online you will need to provide the following personal information:

  • First and last name
  • Social Security Number
  • Address (first-time registration only)
  • 10-digit case number and/or cause number 
  • Valid email address

To pay online, visit tx.smartchildsupport.com.

You can also make credit or debit card payments through Smart e-Pay over the phone. To do so, you will need to provide the following personal information:

  • Your 10-digit case number
  • Last four digits of your Social Security Number

To pay by phone, call (855) 853-8286.

Smart e-Pay Fees

A convenience fee will be applied to credit or debit card payments made via Smart e-Pay both online and over the phone. For payments between $1.00 and $9,999.99, the fee is 2.55% of the total payment amount. All fees are subject to change.

Smart e-Pay Processing Times

When making a credit or debit card payment through Smart e-Pay, allow seven business days for the payment to post to your child support case.

 

Paying Via Moneygram 

You can make child support payments with a credit or debit card through the secure MoneyGram website. To make a MoneyGram payment, you will need the Child Support Division 10-digit case number and cause number. (Your cause number is the identification number found in your CSD documents and the court order which established your child support amount.) 

Use Receive Code 14681.

To pay online, visit MoneyGram.  

MoneyGram Fees

The below convenience fees will be applied to credit and debit card payments made via MoneyGram. All fees are subject to change.

MoneyGram Convenience Fee Ranges
Payment Amount Fee

$0.01 -$100.00

$7.99

$10.01 -$200.00

$9.99

$200.01 - $300.00

$11.99

$300.01 - $400.00

$13.99

$400.01 - $500.00

$16.99

$500.01 - $600.00

$17.99

$600.01 - $1800.00

2.7%

$1800.01 - $2500

2.6%

*MoneyGram payment limit is $2500.00

MoneyGram Processing Times

When making a credit or debit card payment through MoneyGram, allow three business days for the payment to post to your child support case.

Paying Via Touchpay Kiosk 

Touchpay Kiosk Locations

Other Child Support Payment Resources

How to Pay Child Support

Child Support Calculator

Having a Hard Time Paying Child Support?

If you are struggling to make your child support payments, you may be eligible for a modification.

Modify Child Support