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City Court accepts cash, checks made payable to the City of Baton Rouge (no temporary checks), Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card. A 4% processing fee is charged to credit card payments. A $50 NSF fee is charged on all checks returned unpaid for criminal/traffic payments. Payments by check can be made in person at:
233 St. Louis StreetBaton Rouge, LA 70821
or mailed to:
Baton Rouge City CourtAccounting DivisionP.O. Box 3438Baton Rouge, LA. 70821
Payment by mail postmarked after your court appearance date must include an additional $50.00 penalty fee. Credit card payments can be made in person or by telephone by calling 225-389-5289. Credit card payments processed by telephone through the Accounting division has a cut-off time of 4:00 p.m. Please have your ticket number and credit card number available when you call. Credit card payments can also be made through the City Court Online Payment Center website or through the City Court automated phone payment system, which can be reached by dialing 225-367-2338.