Pay Your Citation(s):

HOW TO PAY:    Make check or money order payable to City Treasurer. Please make sure your name is legible and write your citation number on the check or money order.

In person:  City Treasurer’s office, 2nd floor, City Hall, 400 La Crosse Street.  Bring slip with you.  The Treasurer's Office accepts cash, check, money order, and credit/debit cards.

By mail:  Mail to Municipal Court, 400 La Crosse St., La Crosse, WI 54601. Mail a copy of this slip (if possible) if making partial payments.  Mail slip with payment if making full payment.

Drop box:  On 6th Street in front of City Hall.  Put payment in envelope – no cash please.

Credit card:  Visa, American Express, Mastercard, or Discover.

By telephone: 1-800-272-9829.                 


YOU NEED THIS INFORMATION:  City of La Crosse jurisdiction code-5863; citation number and fine amount. You’ll get a confirmation number.

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PAY:  You must request an indigency hearing prior to the due date.


1. Your Wisconsin driving privileges may be suspended for the maximum time allowed by State Statute and will remain suspended until you pay the fine in full and reinstate your privileges by paying the required reinstatement fee to the Motor Vehicle Department. 

2. A warrant/commitment may be issued for your arrest and incarceration into the County Jail.

3. Your account may be submitted to the Tax Refund Intercept Program.
If a warrant is issued or your license is suspended, personal checks are not accepted.   Only cash (in person), money order, or cashier’s check will be accepted.