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Fees


 

Acceptable Tender Types  


Filing Fee Payments  

  • Money order  
  • Cashier’s check  
  • Debit card (Physical card required at courthouse. Must call 850-521-5001 or 866-639-4615 for availability. See restrictions.)  
  • Credit card (Attorneys paying through CM/ECF using the attorney's or firm's credit card only)  
  • Checks (See restrictions below)  

Non-Filing Fee Payments (Example: Certifications)  

  • Money order   
  • Cashier’s check  
  • Debit card (Physical card required at courthouse. Must call 850-521-5001 or 866-639-4615 for availability. See restrictions.)  
  • Credit card  
  • Checks (See restrictions below)  

 

Restrictions  


Money Orders and Cashier’s Checks: Money orders and cashier’s checks must be written for the exact amount due and made payable to “Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court.”  

Debit Card Transactions: Debit card transactions cannot be processed over the phone or via electronic transmission. Customers who have called the Clerk’s Office in advance and are authorized to use a debit card, in person, at the Tallahassee or Pensacola Intake counter must present to the deputy clerk a valid government-issued photo ID that matches the name on the debit card. The PIN associated with the debit card must be typed into the PIN pad at the counter. Otherwise, the transaction will be voided or cancelled.  

Checks: Checks will be accepted when drawn on an attorney’s trust or operating account (unless the maker is a debtor in a bankruptcy case), an account of the trustee appointed to the case for which the payment is remitted, or any United States, state, or local government account. Personal checks will not be accepted.   

 

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