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Paying Your Child Support

Why is it important to pay child support?

Children who have a good relationship with you are more likely to be a great student, have a higher level of self-confidence, and have a better chance to succeed in life.

How do I make my child support payments?

For your convenience there are several methods of paying your child support

·        Income Withholding
Most child support orders require that child support be deducted from your paycheck. This is one of the easiest methods of paying support. Your employer will send your support to the Illinois State Disbursement Unit.
·        Travelers, cashiers or personal checks
·        Money order
·         Mail payments to: State Disbursement Unit
                                    P.O. Box 5400
                              Carol Stream, Illinois 60197-5400
·        Electronic payment Options

www.expertpay.com

 
An easy and secure way for child support obligors to make payments:
 
Fee Schedule
 
One Time Registration Fee - a one-time registration fee of $2.50 is charged to the first payment on a new bank or PayPal account. The registration fee charged is in addition to the child support payment amount and any transaction or convenience fees.
 
PayPal Convenience Fee - a 2.95% convenience fee is charged to all payments made with a PayPal account, with a maximum convenience fee of $60.00. Fees are in addition to the child support payment amount.
 
Credit Card Convenience Fee - a 2.95% convenience fee is charged to all payments made with a credit card, with a maximum convenience fee of $60.00. Fees are in addition to the child support payment amount.
 
ACH Debit Fee – There are no transaction fees for debit-based child support payments in Illinois.
 
·         Pay by Phone – 1-866-645-6347
There is a registration process for first time users.  Once registered, obligors can make payments on-line using Visa, MasterCard or Discover.  A processing fee will be charged.  The fee schedule is:  Payments of $0 - $500.00 – a Flat Rate fee of $14.95.   Payments of $500.01 or more – a Percentage Rate of 2.95%.  It can take up to 7 business days before your payment is posted to your child support account.
 
 

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