Employer Payment Methods

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Pursuant to California Family Code §17309.5, if an employer pays taxes electronically to the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) or the Employment Development Department (EDD), then child support payments are required to be sent to the SDU using Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

You can submit payments electronically by logging onto the State Disbursement Unit website.

Payments by Mail

This address is for payments only:

State Disbursement Unit
P.O. Box 989067 West Sacramento, CA. 95798

All other correspondence and information should be sent to CSS at the following address:

Orange County Department of Child Support Services
P.O. Box 22099 Santa Ana, CA. 92702-9966

Please make all checks payable to State Disbursement Unit and supply the following information for each payment you submit:

  1. Employee's full name
  2. Employee's social security number
  3. Court order/case number
  4. Amount withheld from each employee
  5. Date withheld