Fees for Sheriff's Office Service


Fees are payable to Fairfax County Sheriff.

Send payment and documents to:
Fairfax County Sheriff's Office
Civil Enforcement
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030

Fees for service are generally governed by Va. Code §17.1-272.

In-State Fees

The fee for general service on behalf of an in-state entity is $12. Payment must be cash, certified check or money order. No other form of payment will be accepted.

Out-of-State Fees

The process and service fee for serving any papers returnable to an out-of-state entity is $80 ($75 plus $5 notary fee). Payment must be cash, certified check or money order. No other form of payment will be accepted.

  • Out-of-state service requires two copies of the documents to be served and a self-addressed stamped envelope. Please ensure that return postage is sufficient.
  • The $80 fee is per address, entity, corporation or individual.
  • Service will be in person only, unless substitute service is authorized in writing.

Sheriff's Sale Fees

The fee for posting a Sheriff's Sale notice is $100. Payment must be cash, certified check or money order. No other form of payment will be accepted.

Other Fees

All other civil fees, not described above, are payable to the Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030. For a list of payment options and a description of the filing fees and the statutory agent service fee, please visit the General District Court Web page.

Additional attempts to serve process or post sale notices will require a repayment of the initial cost. If you have questions or need more information, please call 703-246-3227 and choose option 3. [TTY for hearing impaired is 711.]

 


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