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Making a Payment

Send child support payments to the centralized Michigan State Disbursement Unit (MiSDU). MiSDU will process the payments and send it to the recipient parent/caregiver or the state if the 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 conveniently with cash through PayNearMe and MoneyGram at a retail store near you nationwide. Learn more 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.