Fees and Fine Payment Options

Fees and Fine Payment Options:

Fines are due on or before the date set by the court. Failure to pay your fine on time may result in a warrant being issued for your arrest, a suspension of your driving privileges, and/or a $300 civil assessment penalty. You may request a financial re-evaluation or modification of payments by appearing at the Revenue Recovery Division. No payment extensions will be granted. For further information, you may call (661) 868-7208 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Payment Options Valid payment methods Additional Information
By Mail Please do not mail cash
  1. Major credit card
  2. Check / money order
See Revenue Recovery mailing address information below.
In person
  1. Major credit card
  2. Check / money order
  3. Cash
  4. Debit / Check Card
See Revenue Recovery office location information below.
Note: Your case number must be in your possession in order to make a payment.

Fees: Copies, Research and Certification

Additional Infomation:

Check / Money Order Payment:

Make checks and/or money orders payable to Kern County Superior Court. To ensure your payment is credited to your case, always write your case number on your check and/or money order.

Acceptable credit cards are:

  1. Visa
  2. Discover Card
  3. American Express
  4. Mastercard
There is a service fee assessed in addition to the fine payment when you use a credit card or debit card.

Revenue Recovery Division mailing address:

Superior Court of California, Metropolitan Division, Justice Building
1215 Truxtun Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Attn: Revenue Recovery

Revenue Recovery office location (for in-person payments):

  1. Outside Payment window (left of the entry doors on the south side of the building)
    Superior Court of California, Metropolitan Division, Justice Building
    1215 Truxtun Ave
    Bakersfield, CA 93301

  2. Inside the building (left after metal detectors)
    Superior Court of California, Metropolitan Division, Justice Building
    1215 Truxtun Ave , 1st Floor
    Bakersfield, CA 93301

  3. Traffic Court Location
    Superior Court of California, County of Kern, Traffic Court
    3131 Arrow St
    Bakersfield, CA 93308

  4. Juvenile Justice Center Location
    Superior Court of California, County of Kern, Juvenile Justice Center
    2100 College Ave
    Bakersfield, CA 93305