In this article we will show you how to apply for child support in the state of Missouri. Follow the step by step instructions.

Who may apply to the Family Support Division for Child Support Services?

  1. Fill out and submit one(1) application for each individual paying support or alleged father if you are a person receiving support or the caretaker of the child(ren) who needs support.
  2. Fill out one (1) application for each individual receiving assistance if you are a person paying support or the alleged father of the child(ren) who needs support.

Applying for child support in Missouri by mail or in person

To apply in person or by mail for child support in MO, first download the application forms, then print them out and fill them out. The Family Child Support division will then use the information provided and begin a case to provide you with services.


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Once you have finished filling out the forms you must mail them to:

  • Family Child Support Division
    PO Box 6790
    Jefferson City, MO 65102
    Fax: 573-635-7545


If you are sending it by email you must send it with the name of the form in the subject line to the following email address:


Office of Child Support Missouri

If you are delivering the forms in person, please locate your nearest Child Support Mo office at:

  1. Cape Girardeau: 471 Siemers Drive, Suite B Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 +(573) 290-5720
  2. Caruthersville: 911 Highway 84 West Caruthersville, MO 63830 +(573) 333-0040
  3. Hillsboro: 10325 Business 21, Suite 110 Hillsboro, MO 63050 +(636) 797-9840
  4. Jefferson: City 205 Jefferson St., 1st Floor Jefferson City, MO 65101 +(573) 751-4224
  5. Joplin: 1110 E. 7th St., Suite 200 Joplin, MO 64801 +(417) 629-3080
  6. Kansas City: 324 E. 11th St., Suite 1100 Kansas City, MO 64106 +(816) 881-3171
  7. Kansas City: 615 E. 13th St. Kansas City, MO 64106 +(816) 889-3166
  8. Liberty: 11 South Water Liberty, MO 64068 +(816) 736-8350
  9. Memphis: #1 Child Support Lane Memphis, MO 63555 +(660) 465-7246
  10. Mexico: 101 N. Jefferson, Room 301 Mexico, MO 65265 +(573) 473-5870
  11. Rolla: 1111 Kingshighway, Suite D Rolla, MO 65401 +(573) 368-2250
  12. Springfield: 1735 W. Catalpa St., Suite A Springfield, MO 65807 +(417) 895-6338
  13. St. Charles: 3737 Harry S Truman Blvd., Room 200 St. Charles, MO 63301 +(636) 940-3100
  14. St. Joseph: 310 N. 4th St. St. Joseph, MO 64501 +(816) 271-1492
  15. St. Louis City: 111 N. 7th St., Room 204 St. Louis, MO 63101 +(314) 340-7400
  16. St. Louis (Florissant): 4040 Seven Hills Dr., Suite 141 Florissant, MO 63033 +(314) 475-7880
  17. St. Louis: 9900 Page Ave. St. Louis, MO 63132 +(314) 493-6700
  18. Union: 15 S. Church St., Room 300 Union, MO 63084 +(636) 583-8010
  19. Warrensburg: 505 N. Ridgeview, Suite A Warrensburg, MO 64093 +(660) 543-7962
  20. West Plains: 3417 Division Dr., Suite 3 West Plains, MO 65775 +(417) 257-2312

Apply For Child Support Missouri Online

If we want to apply for Missouri child support online, we must complete the online form. Once completed, click on the Upload/Submit button.


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Once we do the above we will be redirected to the Child Support division portal to complete the application. We will attach the application that we downloaded and filled out, and also attach all the documents that can support the application such as birth certificate, court order, among others. When finished, click Upload/Submit again.

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When does my Child Support Missouri application become effective?

Your application may take up to 20 business days to be processed. You will get a letter in the mail once your application has been completed, informing you that your child support case has been initiated and providing you with your case number.

Also You can check the status of your application through the Missouri Division of Family Support website with your case ID, Social Security Number and date of birth. Another way is to call 573-556-3800 and ask.

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