How to Make a Payment to EPA

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Directons 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 the appropriate EPA lockbox 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 Information
Primary Contact
Secondary Contact
AIM Exceedance Fees
Las Vegas Finance Center Box 979087
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov
Asbestos Loan Payments
Las Vegas Finance Center
Shelly Norland, (702) 798-2499
norland.shelly@epa.gov
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Cincinnati Finance Center
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
RTP Finance Center Box 979086
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Scott Moore, (919) 541-2978
moore.scottb@epa.gov
Fellowship Payments
Las Vegas Finance Center Box 979087
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov
FIFRA Pesticide Maintenance Fees
Headquarters Box 979031
Sheila Washington, (202)564-7751
Washington.sheila@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
FIFRA Service Fees
Headquarters Box 979074
Regina Griggs, (202)564-5193
Griggs.regina@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@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
Las Vegas Finance Center Box 979087
Art Weiss, (702) 798-2491
weiss.arthur@epa.gov
Rich Sherburne, (702) 798-2494
sherburne.richard@epa.gov
Lead User Fees
Headquarters Box 979072
Laura Collier, (202)564-7593
Collier.laura@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Miscellaneous Fees
Headquarters Box 979075
Regina Griggs, (202)564-5193
Griggs.regina@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Motor Vehicle Emission Program
Headquarters Box 979032
Sheila Washington, (202)564-7751
Washington.sheila@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Payroll
HQ—Payroll Management and Outreach Staff
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Richard Gray, (202)564-0968
Gray.richard@epa.gov
Simplified Acquisitions Payments
RTP Finance Center Box 979086
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Scott Moore, (919) 541-2978
moore.scottb@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
Toxic User Fees
Headquarters Box 979073
Sheila Washington, (202)564-7751
Washington.sheila@epa.gov
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Training Payments
RTP Finance Center Box 979086
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Scott Moore, (919) 541-2978
moore.scottb@epa.gov
Travel Payments – Additional instructions
Cincinnati Finance Center
Craig Steffen, 513-487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
Vendor Refunds (Federal)
Cincinnati Finance Center
Craig Steffen, 513-487-2091
steffen.craig@epa.gov
Molly Williams, (513) 487-2076
williams.molly@epa.gov
User Fees
HQ—Payroll Management and Outreach Staff
Renee Brooks, (202)564-4838
Brooks.renee@epa.gov
Richard Gray, (202)564-0968
Gray.richard@epa.gov
Utility Payments
RTP Finance Center Box 979086
Terrie Green, (919) 541-3962
green.terrie@epa.gov
Scott Moore, (919) 541-2978
moore.scottb@epa.gov

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