Albany County
DEPARTMENT of PROBATION
Mercantile Building | 60 South Pearl Street | Albany, NY 12207
Phone: (518) 487-5200 | Fax: (518) 487-5204
William Connors, Director

GovPayNet - The Simple Way to Pay

The Albany County Probation Department now accepts credit and debit card payments through GovPayNet. Payments can be made in person at the Probation Department,  online through our website, or by phone.

Payments can be made with a major credit, debit or prepaid debit card, including payments for restitution or DWI fees.

To make an on line electronic payment, you will need the following:

  • Payment Amount- designate whether payment is for restitution, DWI fees or both 
  • Name of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Date of Birth of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Address of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Credit card information, including the mailing address of the credit card holder

Click to pay now: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover, Debit Cards

Please note GovPay service fees for electronic payments is 3.75%, with a minimum service fee of $3.50


To make a payment by phone call 1-888-604-7888, and you will need the following:

  • Payment Amount-designate whether payment is for restitution, DWI fees or both
  • Name of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Date of Birth of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Address of person for whom payment is being paid
  • Credit card information, including the mailing address of the credit card holder
  • Pay Location Code # 4730

PLEASE NOTE GovPay service fees for phone payments is 5.25%, with a minimum service fee of $5.00

PLEASE NOTE that restitution payments will also include the mandatory 5% surcharge ordered by the Court.

GovPayNet is a privately contracted credit and debit card processor under an agreement with the Albany County Probation Department. If you have any questions about GovPayNet’s role, please discuss them with your Probation Officer.

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy