Fairfax County General District Court
Civil Filing Fees & Credit Card Information
$46 due at the time of filing. Payable to Fairfax General District Court.
SHERIFF'S SERVICE FEE:
Due at the time of filing if service requested through a Virginia Sheriff. Payable to Fairfax General District Court.
$12 - per person to be served
Garnishments and Interrogatories require a Sheriff's Service fee of $24 per person to be served.
Writ of Possession in Unlawful Detainer is $25 for the first defendant and $12 for each additional defendant.
Attachment before Judgment, Detinue Seizure, Levy, Distress Warrant, and Writ of Possession in Detinue require a $25 per action fee only (no per person fee).
STATUTORY AGENT SERVICE FEES:
Submitted to the court at filing but a separate check is required for
DMV - $28 per party to be served. Payable to DMV.
Secretary of the Commonwealth - $28 per party to be served. Payable to the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
State Corporation Commission - $30 per party to be served. Payable to SCC. Note: $12 Sheriff's Service Fee per person also required
METHOD OF PAYMENT:
Payment of Filing and Sheriff's Service Fees may be by cash, check,
money order, or the following credit cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover,
and American Express. Credit card payments will incur an additional
4% convenience fee.
- at the Civil/Small Claims Counter in the Fairfax Courthouse, Room 211
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday.
- If paying by check, the Filing Fee and Sheriff's Service Fee may be submitted on one check payable to Fairfax General District Court.
If paying by credit card, please complete the "Credit Card Information
Form". You can fill out and print this form using Adobe Acrobat
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