Payment Plan Application

Instructions and Information

Complete the following pages and hit submit:

  • Financial Affidavit
  • Questionnaire regarding why you are applying for a payment plan – you must check all options that apply
  • If applicable – Financial hardship
  • Voluntary Wage Assignment-fill out only if you want payments to come directly out of your paychecks.

Please be advised, if your application is not filled out completely, it will not get processed. Your application will only be processed for the options you checked.

The County Attorney’ Office will prepare the type of Payment Plan you request on the questionnaire page and mail a letter to the address you put on your application when your plan is ready to be signed. You will then need to contact the county attorney’s office to set up an appointment. We will not meet with you without an appointment. At your appointment, you will need to bring the following:

  • A copy of the letter that was sent to you.
  • The initial payment amount as set out in your letter – to be paid to the clerk of court

If you want a driver’s license reinstatement payment plan (CAPPS), you are required to have and keep vehicle insurance while on the payment plan. If you do not own a car, you must have non-owner’s insurance.

Once your application has been approved, it will take approximately fourteen days after you sign the plan(s) to get your driver’s license. You must contact the DOT. Upon entering into a payment plan, you would be eligible for a release (good for 10 days) to renew your vehicle registration.

You are required to get on a payment plan(s) for all your delinquent fines.

The County Attorney’s office does NOT accept payments. You are REQUIRED to pay at the Clerk of Court. It is your responsibility to let the Clerk know you are paying on a county attorney payment plan and the specific case number(s) you are paying on. You must also provide proof of payment to the County Attorney’s Office.

If you have any questions, call the County Attorney’s Office at 712-279-6926.


If you have been previously revoked from any Woodbury County Attorney payment plan or have been noncompliant with any prior Woodbury County Attorney payment plans, it will be at the county attorney’s discretion whether you are eligible for a new payment plan.

If you have pending criminal charges of an indictable nature, you may be denied from being approved for a payment plan until the pending charges have been resolved. This will be at the discretion of the county attorney.

If you have an active arrest warrant, you may be required to take care of that warrant prior to being approved for a payment plan.

All unpaid/delinquent fines must be at least thirty one (31) days past due and over $300 to qualify for a monthly payment plan.

If you have any DOT Civil and/or Small Claims judgments, as a result of an auto accident, the county attorney payment plan will only help you lift the suspensions for delinquent fines.

If you have any DOT Civil penalties due to a charge of (1) operating a vehicle while intoxicated, or (2) failing to obtain/maintain financial liability coverage (auto insurance), you may need to pay that civil penalty directly to the DOT.

If any fines from another county or counties is suspending your driving privileges, you will need to inform the county attorney’s office if you would like those fines included in a Woodbury County Attorney Driver’s License Reinstatement payment plan. This will need to be approved by the other county or counties and the Woodbury County Attorney’s Office.

You will be REQUIRED to make an initial payment at the time you sign the payment plan.

If you are trying to obtain a driver’s license in another state and you wish to be on the driver’s license reinstatement payment plan, you will be required to pay fifty (50) percent of your total delinquent fines as your initial payment.

If you are employed, you may be required to sign a Voluntary Wage Assignment before being approved for a payment plan.

Applications are processed in the order they are received. If you have not heard from us within 30 days, please contact the County Attorney’s Office regarding the status of your application.

*** Acceptance or refusal into the Woodbury County Attorney’s Office Driver’s License Reinstatement Payment Plan or any other County Attorney Payment Plan is subject to the discretion of the Woodbury County Attorney’s Office. ***


Payment Plan Assistance & License Reinstatement Financial Affidavit





NOTE: This will require you to have automobile insurance. You must provide proof of insurance to the Woodbury County Attorney’s office within 30 days of obtaining your driver’s license. If you don’t have a vehicle, you must have a non-owner’s policy (contact a local insurance agent for details).

Payment Plan Options

If currently employed you may fill out the Voluntary Wage Assignment form if you would like your payments automatically deducted from your paychecks.

Wage Assignment by my Employer (deduction from paychecks): Please review your pay stubs. If you are on a wage assignment and your deduction stops for any reason, you must continue to make the payments yourself. You must also notify the County Attorney’s office by calling 712-279-6926. If payments are not received, you will be in noncompliance and your payment plan may be revoked.

If you choose not to be on a voluntary wage assignment and are approved for a payment plan, you must make the monthly payments yourself and provide proof of payment to the County Attorney’s Office every month.

Payments are due by no later than the date set out in your payment plan and must be made to the Woodbury County Clerk of Court at the address below. The County Attorney’s Office will not accept any payments.

Woodbury County Clerk of Court
620 Douglas Street Sioux City, IA 51101

You may also pay online. More information is available at OR by contacting the Central Payment Line to pay by phone at: (515) 348-4788.

FINANCIAL HARDSHIP - Monthly payment amounts will be determined based on the amount of fines you owe. IF you are requesting a lower payment amount based on a claim of financial hardship please explain below. You will be required to provide proof of such hardship. Your application will be reviewed by an assistant county attorney before your request for lower payments can be accepted.