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Online Payment for Criminal Debt:

The U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota now has the capability to accept on-line payments for Special Assessments, Fines, and Restitution up to a maximum of $5,000 per transaction.

Payments may be made via U.S. Treasury website, Pay.Gov, using a bank account or card. Defendants have the option to make a single payment, or create a recurring payment based on a schedule of their choosing.


Mobile App for Criminal Debt:

The District of Minnesota is also able to accept payments for Assessments, Fines, and Restitution via its mobile app, “MND Debt”. This is a free mobile application available in both the Apple and Android app stores. To download the application, please visit the following App stores:


To Make a Single Payment without storing your user information

Follow the link below to the instructions page at pay.gov. You will be required to repeat the entire process for each payment using this method.


To make your payment follow the link to the MND Criminal Debt Form below:



To Create a Pay.gov Account for Recurring payments

Follow the links below for instructions and setup for a Pay.gov account. This will allow you to store your information to re-use for your next payment.

Instructions for creating a Pay.gov account:


To create your Pay.gov account, follow the link below:


Instructions on Saving and Re-using payment forms:



Pay.gov Online Brochure

TIP: You can find the Minnesota Criminal Debt page by searching for “MND” or “Minnesota” from the search box at the Pay.gov Home Page.

Please note that District of Minnesota does not operate Pay.gov, so operational questions may be referred to Pay.gov ONLINE HELP.

Other questions may be referred to the Clerk’s Office Financial Services Department by calling (612) 664-5015, or mnd_finance_group@mnd.uscourts.gov.