Bail Posting


Locations & Hours

Bail can be posted at the Clerk of Courts Office, located in the Bucks County Justice Center during regular business hours from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, excluding weekends and holidays. Bail can also be accepted at the District Court of record.

After hours, bail will be accepted at the Bucks County Correctional Facility from 5 pm to 10pm on weekdays.  After 10pm on weekdays and on weekends and holidays call (215-345-3700) to check if facility is accepting bail. 

Type of Payments Accepted

Cash or certified checks are accepted for posting bail.  

Note: Effective September 12,2022 the Bail Fee will be $25 plus 3% of the first $1,000 and 2% of the amount over $1,000.

To post real estate as collateral, you need to provide the following information:

  • Certified copy of an appraisal of your real estate
  • Certified copy of a title search
  • A copy of your deed

Your real estate must have equity equal to the full amount of the bail.

Bail Refund

Bail money may be applied to court costs when authorized by the defendant or surety. Any refund due will be issued after the 30 day appeal period has expired.


Domestic relations arrears and traffic fines cannot be paid at the Bucks County Correctional Facility.