NOTICE:  Effective 11/23/2020, until futher notice.  The Clerk's Office will be closed to the public except for the following:

Individuals wanting an Order of Protection or to apply for a Marriage License are authorized to come to the Clerk's Office.  You must start the marriage license process online at https://mycourts.in.gov/mlpublic/

Those wishing to make a payment, can follow the instructions below:

Child Support - No cash will be accepted.  Mail a Check or Money Order to INSCCU, PO Box 7130, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7130 OR pay online at https://childsupportbillpay.com/Payment/SelectEntity/368

Traffic Tickets - Mail or place a money order made out to "WHITLEY COUNTY CLERK, 101 W VAN BUREN ST, COLUMBIA CITY, IN 46725" in the drop box outside the north door of courthouse, pay online at https://public.access.courts.in.gov OR call 260-248-3103 to pay by phone.

Other Payments - Call 260-248-3102 to pay by phone OR mail or place a money order made out to "WHITLEY COUNTY CLERK, 101 W VAN BUREN ST, COLUMBIA CITY, IN 46725" Cash will not be accepted.

Payments can be made in person, by mail, or by depositing your payment in the Drop Box located outside to the left of the north entrance of the Courthouse, please no cash in drop box.

101 W Van Buren Street
Columbia City IN 46725

Acceptable Payment Types include:

  • Cash (in person at the Clerk's Office only)
  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • Certified Check
  • Credit Card in office (fee applies) 
  • Credit Card over the phone (fee applies)
  • Credit Card online (fee applies) 

How to make Payments by Credit Card:

  • Credit card payments by phone can be accepted by calling (260) 248-3102.
  • Credit card payments for Traffic Tickets can ONLY be paid online at https://publicaccess.courts.in.gov/home/portal. Service fees will be added to the amount paid. 
  • Credit card payments for all other fines & fees can be paid online at www.paygov.us.  Service fees will be added to the amount paid.

Payments by credit card will NOT be accepted for Child Support payments.