Child Support

Child Support Services are offered through Minnesota Counties. These services help children get support. Either parent, with or without custody of their children, may receive services. This includes parents on public assistance and non-public assistance.

  • Locating non-custodial parents
  • Establish legal parentage
  • Establishing and enforcing court orders for child support, medical support and child care
  • Collecting current and past due support payments
  • Review and modify court orders
  • Cost-of-living index adjustments

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Child Support Payments

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Parents can pay their child support with cash by using PayNearMe at 22,000 trusted locations nationwide, including Casey's General Store, CVS Pharmacy, Family Dollar, and 7-Eleven.  You'll need to provide your name and your ten-digit Minnesota child support participant number, also called MCI number, to obtain a PayNearMe  PayCode.  To make a payment:

  • Get a new PayCode by going to
  • Go to any participating store, show the cashier your PayCode, and make a payment with cash
  • The Minnesota Department of Human Services is notified of your payment within 15 minutes.  Your payment may take three or four business days to post to your child support account.

Child Support Forms

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Guidelines Calculator

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