• Making Payments

    Send child support payments to the centralized Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU). MiSDU will process the payments and send it to the custodial parent or the state if the custodial parent receives public assistance.

    You can submit your payment with a credit card online through or by phone through the Friend of the Court Interactive Voice Response System, 1-877-543-2660. Or, you can mail a check to:

    Michigan State Disbursement Unit
    P.O. Box 30351
    Lansing, Michigan 48909-7851

    You can also submit your payment with cash through PayNearMe at 7-Eleven, Family Dollar, or CVS Pharmacy stores nationwide. You must first have a PayNearMe PayCode issued. Get started at

    Receiving Payments

    Child support payments are received through: 

    • Direct deposit into a personal checking or savings account; or
    • Direct deposit to a child support debit card.

    Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more information about receiving child support payments electronically.