Payment Options

Making payments to CARB

Online Payments

Pay for registrations, permits, citations, certifications, invoices, fees (Clean Truck Check fees must be paid at and more with a Discover, MasterCard, or Visa credit card. First Data, the processing vendor, charges a convenience fee of 2.9% of the transaction amount. CARB does not receive revenue from this service fee.

Make online payments with the First Data payment portal. First Data is not affiliated with CARB and CARB is not responsible for the contents of their website. Please read and evaluate First Data's security and confidentiality statements.

Wire Transfer or Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT/ACH)

When you pay by wire transfer and EFT/ACH your financial institution debits your account and credits the state's bank account. You initiate this payment method with your bank who may charge you transaction fees for each wire transfer or EFT/ACH transaction.

Your bank will require:

  • Reference or invoice number
  • CARB or State Treasurer's bank account and routing number

Wire transfer or electronic funds transfer (EFT/ACH) for our bank account and routing number.

Check, Money Order or Cashier Check

When paying by check, money order, or cashier check, write the CARB reference or invoice number on your payment. Make the payment payable to the California Air Resources Board and mail your payment and supporting documents to:

California Air Resources Board
Attn: Accounting, RM 20-25
P.O. Box 1436
Sacramento, CA 95812-1436

For FedEx and UPS deliveries:

California Air Resources Board
Attn: Accounting
1001 I Street, RM 20-25
Sacramento, CA 95814

W-9 Information

To request a W-9, contact Accounts Receivable. Our tax ID is 68-0822069.


Contact Accounts Receivable if you have any questions or need further assistance.