Virginia parents who receive or pay court-ordered child support payments can take advantage of the Virginia Department of Social Services’ online payment system. This system provides an easy and secure way to make and receive court-ordered child support payments.

Receive Child Support Virginia

To receive Child Support you must have a MyChildSupport account in order to have your child support sent to you, prior to this process you must have a bank authorization processed by DCSE which is given to you when you are contacted about the application.

Paying Child Support Virginia Online

The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) requires parents to pay child support to help ensure their child has the financial support they need. The state provides several methods for making payments, including online and in-person options.

Requirements for Making Payments

  • You must have a valid court order for child support before you can start making payments.
  • If you are the custodial parent, you must provide your full name and address so the payer can send you payments.
  • If you are the non-custodial parent, you must provide your full name, address, and Social Security Number so the VDSS can keep track of your payments.
  • You must have a valid Virginia driver’s license or state identification card.
  • You must have an active Virginia bank account.

Make Payments for Child Support in Virginia

Online Payment Options

  • VDSS Online Payment Portal: You can use this portal to make one-time payments or set up recurring payments using your bank account or a credit or debit card.
  • Child Support Payment Service: This service allows you to make one-time payments with your bank account or a credit or debit card.
  • MoneyGram: You have the option to Pay through the MoneyGram Platform.


Payment Online Child Support VA

Payment Online Child Support VA Virginia

Payment Online Child Support Virginia

  • ExpertPay: You can pay the obligation through the ExperPay portal.


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Steps for Making Payments Online

  1. Visit and click on “Make a Payment.”
  2. Create an account by entering your Social Security number, driver’s license or state identification number, and bank account information.
  3. Verify your account by entering the six-digit code sent to your email address.
  4. Confirm your account and enter your payment information.
  5. Review your payment and submit it to the Virginia Department of Social Services.

Benefits of Paying Online

  • It is a safe and practical method of payment.
  • Every day of the week, including holidays, you may make payments.
  • You will have access to up-to-date payment information.
  • You can view your payment history.

In-Person Payment Options

  • VDSS Local Offices: You can make payments in person at your local VDSS office.
    You may make a payment by check, money order, or cash to:

    *Division of Child Support Enforcement
    *P.O. Box 570
    *Richmond, VA 23218-0570

    Remember Include the Name of the Parent and the Social Security Number.

  • Other Payment Locations: You can also make payments at select Department of Motor Vehicles locations, TouchPay Kiosks or at select MoneyGram locations.

Payment Option By Phone

You can pay your Virginia Child Support Obligation by calling the Virginia Child Support Obligation Voice Response System by dialing 1-877-670-2941.