Please follow Governor Holcomb's order to wear a mask.

The Terre Haute City Clerk, Michelle L. Edwards, would like to inform the public of various methods to submit payments or other court correspondence without appearing in the Clerk’s Office.

The City Clerk's Office will be open to the public between 8am and 4pm each workday.  You must call the office in order to be allowed in City Hall.  Our office number is 812-244-2103.  Please listen to the entire message and you will be able to speak with a staff member.  We will not allow anyone in the building between noon and 1pm.

More information can be found at TerreHaute.IN.Gov and click on Pay Your Traffic Violation.

Court cases with fees assessed that are not scheduled for hearing or referred Failure To Pay have been granted a continuance for payment until August 31, 2020.  

This includes all correctable offenses as well. 


To submit payment by credit card, visit our website TerreHaute.IN.Gov and click on Pay Traffic Violation. 

To submit payment by telephone by calling (812) 514-8035. 

To submit payment by mail, include a money order made payable to Terre Haute City Clerk plus a copy of your ticket or a letter with your case number(s) to the following address:

                17 Harding Avenue

                Room 102 City Hall

                Terre Haute, IN  47807


Please visit the website for more information on Infraction Deferral Agreements.



If you have a warrant, you must submit a written request for a court hearing.  
If you wish to deny your charge AND the case is not currently set for hearing, you must submit a written request denying the charge(s).
See information below for Submitting Correspondence.


To submit correspondence to the court, you may mail the correspondence through US Postal Service or we are temporarily allowing correspondence to be submitted by emailing

Please include the following information:

                Current Date

                Full Name

                Date of Birth

                Current Address

                Telephone Number

                Case Number (can be found at Mycase.IN.Gov)

                Reason for correspondence


The correspondence will be reviewed by the court and a response will be mailed through the US Postal Service to the defendant.  Please do not call the office for updates on your correspondence. 

If you indicate you are requesting help with Traffic Amnesty, please note that you must file with Division 5.  All requests with the phrase "Traffic Amnesty" will be denied.  The Terre Haute City Clerk's Office can help you by reviewing your cases with City Court.  Please submit a request for case information and/or request assistance from the court for your fines/costs.

If you have any questions,
please call the office at 812-244-2103.

Please CLICK HERE to submit payment or find other case information.

We appreciate your understanding and will work to provide our citizens with the safest service during these times.
Michelle L. Edwards, City Clerk