E-Pay is a safe and secure electronic payment program that allows you to pay bills 24 hours a day, seven days a week without leaving your home. Agencies that offer E-Pay may accept credit cards, bank cards and/or electronic checks over the counter, online or by phone.
The service is provided by the State Treasurer's Office to more than 650 local governments and state agencies in Illinois, including elected county officials, county treasurers, cities and villages, schools, libraries, parks and recreation facilities, sewage treatment districts, sanitation districts, community colleges, and universities.
To find out if your local government participates, search its name under "make a payment."
If you are a government agency and would like more information regarding the services offered thru
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If you are having trouble making a payment or have general questions that do not concern your specific records or files in this office, please check our FAQs. If you need further help, submit an online contact form in contact tab or call 1-866-831-5240.
If you are a governmental entity and would like more information on services offered through E-Pay, please visit our sign up tab.
How to Pay Online
Using The Illinois Funds E-Pay site:
Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Questions
How do I use the phone payment option?
How do I request documents once my payment is complete, such as: driver's license,
vital record certificate, refuse sticker, etc.?
What does the decline error message U83 mean?
What does the message "Error Communicating With Server" mean?
Why have I received an "Invalid Amount" error after submitting a payment?
Why has an "Invalid Exp Date" error message appeared after submitting a payment?
What does "Auth Timeout" mean?
Why have I received an "Invalid TRN" error message after submitting a payment?
What do I do if I have made a duplicate payment in error?
If you are experiencing technical difficulties when submitting your payment request, please do not duplicate your payment within 30 minutes of the prior transaction.
NOTE: The Illinois E-Pay system will NOT process voice authorization that card-issuing banks may provide you when you experience difficulty while making a payment. All payments, unless the E-Pay configuration is experiencing errors, will "Decline" and we will not manually allow voice authorizations to be forced through by the card-issuing bank.
If your government agency is searching for a fast, easy, worry free way to accept credit cards or electronic funds transfers, then Illinois E-Pay is the answer for you.
All types of agencies, such as local governments and state agencies in Illinois, including elected county officials, county treasurers, cities and villages, schools, libraries, parks and recreation facilities, sewage treatment districts, sanitation districts, community colleges, and universities, are able to take advantage of
The E-Pay Application and Participant Agreement is only two pages. In addition, there is an Enrollment Information Form that helps our office better serve you in understanding the services you would like to offer.
Please call our office at 1-866-831-5240 during normal business hours, or fill out our online contact form in contact form tab, and we will get an application to you by e-mail or regular mail.
To open or update your account, please submit your Illinois Funds E-Pay Application, Participant Agreement and Enrollment Forms with original signatures of authority by mail to the address indicated on the E-Pay application.
Thank you for considering Illinois E-Pay!
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and their payment types.
For more information or to sign up, contact our office at toll-free 1-866-831-5240 or complete our online contact form in contact form tab.