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Bill Processing Time

Please allow 4 business days for payment processing.

Credit Card/ACH Debit Payment Posting Timeframes

Payment submitted on

Posts to account on


8:00 p.m. ET 
(5:00 p.m. PT)







Following Monday

Following Tuesday

Following Wednesday

Following Thursday

Following Friday

Payments made after 8:00 p.m. ET (5:00 p.m. PT) are submitted the next business day. Payment processing time will follow the timeline above.

Payments made on holidays are submitted the next business day. Payment processing time will follow the timeline above.  (Please note: holidays are excluded from payment processing time.)

Payments not processed prior to the due date reflected on the bill will incur penalty and interest charges.

Please pay early to avoid interest assessment.


Treasury has mandated that the new maximum daily limit for each credit card transaction is $24,999.99. For payments greater than this amount, you must pay with an electronic check or debit card.


Note: Please enter the bill number exactly as it appears on the billing statement, or your bill will not be credited.  Use all alpha-numeric characters displayed. (Example: BD12345678900)

Click here to make on-line bill payment.

US Forest Service
Last modified September 19, 2016

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