Iowa Courts Online - Payment Search

"Registered users are limited to 1000 searches per calendar day"

For assistance with problems associated with this web page please contact the JBIT Help Desk at 1-800-831-1396 or Monday - Friday 7 AM to 5 PM Central except holidays.

Please note: It may take 2 or 3 weeks for a citation to be listed on this site. If you are not able to find your ticket, please check again later. Otherwise, you can contact the County Clerk of Court at the courthouse.

Step 1: Enter a Case Type

Please note: Most parking violations are processed directly by the city issuing the ticket without involving the the clerk of court. If you are attempting to pay a parking ticket that has not been filed with the clerk of court, you cannot pay the fine using this site.

Step 2: Enter the county of the case.

Step 3: Enter the last four to six digits of the case number or a name (preferred).

Please note: If you are not certain how your name is spelled on the case, just enter the first one or two characters of your name. (i.e. 'ch' will match both 'Chuck' and 'Charles')

First Name:

Last Name:


You may also enter the entire Citation Number in the Case Number field for traffic tickets.

Case Number:

Step 4: Complete the reCaptcha and Submit to search for matching cases

Enter the county of the case.

Enter the entire case id

Case Number:

or enter the entire citation number

Citation Number:


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