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How to Make a Payment to EPA

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Directions on how to make a payment to EPA are generally provided on the document which authorizes the purchase or service. If not, please follow the instructions provided on this page.

Payment Tips

To ensure proper credit please include the following information on your payment:

  • Company/remitter's name (as it appears on EPA document)
  • Complete address, including city, state, zip
  • Remitter's point of contact person and phone number
  • EPA document number (contract, grant, purchase order, etc.)—NOT the remitter's number
  • EPA contact name and phone number, if available
  • Reason for payment

Note: It is important to direct payment to the appropriate EPA finance center to ensure your remittance is credited to the proper account. Each finance center has its own unique agency location code, and each U.S. depository has a unique bank routing number.

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Electronic Payment Options

Vendor Express: Payers authorize their financial institutions to initate an automated clearing house (ACH) credit transation to a unique routing number at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Please visit the Department of Treasury's website for more information on Vendor Express.

Fedwire: Payers authorize a Financial Institution to initiate an electronic (Fedwire) payment to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY). Generally, this is used for foreign payments. Please visit the Department of Treasury's website for more information on Fedwire

Pay.gov: Payers can use their credit or debit cards to make payments. This option is only available for the following payment types – Superfund, fines and penalties, FOIA, travel, and miscellaneous fees.

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Payments by Mail

To make a payment to EPA by mail, send a check to either the appropriate EPA lockbox or address listed below. Depending on the type of payment, you may need to contact the EPA representative listed below for further guidance.

Please use one of the following address formats when sending your payment to EPA.

Address format for standard delivery:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
P.O. Box ______ (use lockbox number from table below)
St. Louis, MO63197-9000
 

Address format for signed receipt confirmation (Fedex, DHL, UPS, USPS certified, registered, etc):

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Government Lockbox ______ (use lockbox number from table below)
1005 Convention Plaza
SL-MO-C2-GL
St. Louis, MO 63101

EPA Lockbox Information

Type of Payment
Lockbox or Mailing Address Information
Primary Contact
Secondary Contact
AIM Exceedance Fees
U.S. EPA Las Vegas Finance Center 4220 S. Maryland Pkwy, Bldg C, Ste 503, Las Vegas NV 89119
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov

Cincinnati Finance Center Box 979078

Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Civil Penalties (Regions 1-10) – Additional instructions
Cincinnati Finance Center Box 979077
Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Contracts Payments
U.S. EPA RTP Finance Center (Mail Code AA216-01) Durham, NC 27703
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Ebonie Smith, (919) 541-4387
smith.ebonie@epa.gov
Fellowship Payments
U.S. EPA Las Vegas Finance Center 4220 S. Maryland Pkwy, Bldg C, Ste 503, Las Vegas NV 89119
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov
FIFRA Pesticide Maintenance Fees, FIFRA Service Fees, Lead User Fees, Motor Vehicle Emission Certification Program, TSCA User Fees, Miscellaneous Fees
U.S.EPA Washington Finance Center –ONLY ACCEPTS ELECTRONIC PAYMENTS FOR USER FEES via Pay.gov and the Credit Gateway FEDWIRE and ACH
Laura Collier, (202) 564-7593
collier.laura@epa.gov
Stacey Church, (202) 564-4837
church.stacey@epa.gov
FOIA Payments (Regions 1-10) - Additional instructions
Cincinnati Finance Center Box 979078
Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Grants/Cooperative Agreement Payments
U.S. EPA Las Vegas Finance Center 4220 S. Maryland Pkwy, Bldg C, Ste 503, Las Vegas NV 89119
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov
Payroll Receivables
U.S.EPA Washington Finance Center –Collections Team 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW (Mail Code 2733R) Washington, D.C. 20004
Leonice Stewart, (202) 564-4812
stewart.leonice@epa.gov/a>
Stacey Church, (202) 564-4837
church.stacey@epa.gov
Simplified Acquisitions Payments
U.S. EPA RTP Finance Center (Mail Code AA216-01) Durham, NC 27703
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Ebonie Smith, (919) 541-4387
smith.ebonie@epa.gov
Superfund Payments (Regions 1-10) - Additional instructions
Cincinnati Finance Center Box 979076
Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Training Payments
U.S. EPA RTP Finance Center (Mail Code AA216-01) Durham, NC 27703
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Ebonie Smith, (919) 541-4387
smith.ebonie@epa.gov
Travel Payments – Additional instructions
Cincinnati Finance Center 979078
Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Vendor Refunds (Federal)
Cincinnati Finance Center 979078
Craig Steffen, (513) 487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Utility Payments
U.S. EPA RTP Finance Center (Mail Code AA216-01) Durham, NC 277036
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Ebonie Smith, (919) 541-4387
smith.ebonie@epa.gov

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