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Criminal Debt

Online Payment for Criminal Debt

The U.S. District Court for the District of Montana now has the capability to accept on-line payments for special assessments, fines, and restitution up to a maximum of $5,000 per transaction.

Payments may be made via U.S. Treasury website,, using a bank account or a debit card. Defendants have the option to make a single payment, or create a recurring payment based on a schedule of their choosing.

 TIP: You can find the Montana Criminal Debt page by searching for “MTD” or “Montana” from the search box at the Home Page.

General criminal debt questions may be referred to the Clerk’s Office Finance Department by calling (406) 829-7146 or by emailing

Please note this payment option covers criminal debt only. Tickets issued on federal lands are different and are paid at the CVB Website.

Make a Single Payment without storing your user information

Please note: You will be required to repeat this process for each payment made. 

  • Instructions for making a single payment: instructions

  • To make a one-time payment follow the link to the MTD Criminal Debt Form below:   

Create a Account for Recurring payments

Follow the instructions below to setup a account. This will allow you to store your information to re-use for your next payment.