Ways to Pay

Payment options


To make it most convenient for you to pay the funds that you owe, Revenue Services offers a variety of methods to submit a payment. You can pay online, by mail, by telephone, in-person, or by after-hours drop box. See more details about these options below.



Make an Online Payment »


You can pay online using one of these methods:

  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

(NOTE: a fee of 2.35% of the total will be charged when using a credit card; a fee of $3.95 per transaction will be charged when using a debit card)

  • ECheck (Electronic Funds Transfer, from your checking or savings account – no fee)

Need help with an online payment or need more information? Call us at (650) 363-4155.



We accept payments by personal check, cashier's check, or a money order payable to Revenue Services. All payments by mail must be sent to:

Revenue Services

PO BOX 2519

Redwood City, CA 94064

You can also pay by mail with a credit card (American Express, Discover, Mastercard, or Visa – see fees above). Use the payment stub found at the bottom of the letters you receive from Revenue Services. Just tear off the stub, fill in your credit card information, sign, and use the envelope enclosed with the letter to mail in your payment.

In order to receive proper credit to your account, please include your account number with payment. Please note that all payments are deposited immediately upon receipt; post-dated checks are not accepted. Do not mail cash.

NOTE: Any returned payment will result in a $25.00 returned check fee.



Making a payment can be as easy as making a telephone call. Just call 1-877-496-0510 and use our interactive voice response system. You can then pay by credit card, right over the phone. You can also make a payment or get more information and assistance by calling us at (650) 363-4155 and speaking to a Revenue Services staff member.


Payment options

Feel free to make your payment by visiting our office listed below,  Monday through Friday from the hours of 9:00 – 12:00 and from 1:00 - 4:00, we are closed for lunch between 12:00 - 1:00. Cash, credit card, check, cashier’s check, or money order are accepted. Please see above for any fees associated with those payment methods.

Redwood City

455 County Center, 1st Floor

Visitor parking is located on the ground floor of the parking structure in Redwood City

Click here for map and directions.

Staff who speak Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Greek are available for bilingual services.

The county encourages our customers to pay their accounts online, over the phone or by using our drop box located at 455 County Center, Redwood City. Revenue Services also offers an additional payment location at the easy-to-use self-service kiosk at 555 County Center, Redwood City.


After-Hours Drop Box


Can’t make it in-person during business hours? Put your check, cashier’s check, or money order into an envelope and deposit it into the drop box at 455 County Center in Redwood City. Do not leave cash in the drop box. The box is located on the side of the building near the side door. Please look for the sign stating “Drop Box - Revenue Services.” And a reminder - all payments are deposited to the bank immediately upon receipt, and post-dated checks are not accepted!