Citation Payment Options

Paying Your Fine

You may pay the fine and court costs for the violation(s) you are charged with. Methods of payments are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Amex, Cashier's Check, money orders, or cash. If paying by credit card, you can pay online or call 800-272-9829 and enter jurisdiction code 6659.

To pay your fine, you can mail your payment (cashier's check or money order only for the full amount due) or bring your payment to the Municipal Court counter at:
City of Vernon
1306 Main Street
Vernon, TX 76384

The payment must be for the full amount due. Write the citation number on the check or money order. Indicate if you have an address change. If your citation is in warrant status, the Court will not accept payment by check.

Failure to Respond and Answer Citations

Failing to respond and answer citations as required by law may result in one or more of the following:

  • A separate charge of "Violate Promise to Appear" and fines
  • The issuance of a warrant of arrest and additional warrant fee
  • Referral of the unpaid fine to a collection agency and additional 30% fee
  • Denial of your drivers license renewal by DPS and assessed an additional fee