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As of March 31, 2023 Alabama Southern District Court will no longer accept credit card payments or payments via phone for criminal debt.

Online Payment for Criminal Debt:

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama now has the capability to accept on-line payments for Special Assessments, Fines, and Restitution up to a maximum of $5,000 per transaction.

  • Payments may be made HERE  via the U.S. Treasury website using a Bank Account or Debit Card or PayPal account. Defendants have the option to make a single payment, or create a recurring payment via based on a schedule of their choosing. ASLD online brochure

TIP: You can find the Alabama Southern District Criminal Debt page by searching for “ALSD”” from the search box at the homepage.

Please note that Southern District of Alabama does not operate, so operational questions may be referred to ONLINE HELP.

Other questions may be referred to the Clerk’s Office Financial Services Department by calling (251) 690-2371, or emailing   

To make your payment follow the link to the ALSD Criminal Debt Form below:

To Make a Single Payment without storing your user information

Choose the “Continue to the Form” option on the payment form link above.

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To Create a Account for Recurring payments

Follow the links below for instructions and setup for a account. This will allow you to store your information to re-use for your next payment.

To create your account, follow the link below: