The processing fees for personal bond and personal bond with cash deposit releases vary based on the bond amount set during magistration by the judge.

  • If the bond amount is less than $1334.00, the processing fee is $20.
  • If the bond amount is greater than or equal to $1334.00, the processing fee is $40.
  • If there is a condition ordered by the judge to install the Ignition Interlock Device (IID), the processing fee is 3% of the bond amount, $300 maximum.

These fees are due for all personal bonds and personal bonds with cash deposit whether released via personal recognizance or through an attorney within 7 days of release. Other fees owed to Pretrial Services: With the IID condition, in addition to the processing fee, a $10 fee will be charged for each month the device is installed and monitored by Pretrial Services. Please do not send payments in advance.

How To Pay Fees

1. Pay Online

  1. Pay online at www.certifiedpayments.net
  2. Use Bureau Code 7270508
  3. Enter the amount paying and the reference name/PT number
  4. There is a 2.75% fee for service online with a minimum of $1.00

2. By Mail

  1. Mail money order or cashier’s check to Travis County Pretrial Services, P.O. Box 1748, Austin, TX 78767
  2. Make money orders or cashier’s checks payable to Travis County Pretrial Services
  3. Do not send cash
  4. We do not accept personal checks

3. In Person

  1. 509 W. 11th Street, Room 1.100, Criminal Justice Center (CJC) (map) or
  2. 411 W. 13th Street, Executive Office Building (EOB) (map)
  3. Monday-Friday, 7:30AM-5:30PM
  4. Cash, money order, and credit cards are accepted at both locations if paid in person

4. Drop Box

  1. 509 W. 11th Street, Room 1.100, Criminal Justice Center (CJC) (map)
  2. Monday-Friday, 5:30PM-8:30PM
  3. Holidays and Weekends, 8:00AM-8:30PM
  4. Do not put cash in drop box

For more information please read the FAQs

Contact Information

Rodolfo Pérez, Jr.
Director

Daniel McCoy-Bae
Assistant Director

Pretrial Services

Drug Diversion Court

Adult Probation