Bail / Bond Out Procedures
Bail is accepted for Kirkland, Medina, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point and Yarrow Point cases which are all handled by the Kirkland Municipal Court via cash, bond, or online cash payment. Bail for other agencies is accepted only via in person cash or bond (no online payments). See the Release Process page for information on the release process after bail has been posted. Contact Kirkland Municipal Court for information on retrieving previously posted bail.
Online bail payments are available for Kirkland Municipal Court cases ONLY and can be made through www.GovPayNow.com. They accept major credit, debit and prepaid debit cards for cash bail 24/7. Additionally they may be contacted by phone at 1-877-EZBAIL5 (1-877-392-2455). Cardholders will be charged a service fee at the time of the transaction. Follow these steps to make an online payment:
- Verify the person is in Kirkland Custody: Kirkland Jail Register
- Note the total bail amount and EACH citation / warrant # listed on the register
- Visit: www.GovPayNow.com
- Enter the Pay Location Code (PLC) for Kirkland Jail: 7546
- Complete the form making sure to enter ALL citation / warrant numbers in the "Warrant #" field
- See Release Procedures for information on the release process
Bond companies generally charge a non-refundable fee in proportion to the bail amount in order to post a bond for an inmates release, however contact a specific bonding company for the details of their terms. Bonds are accepted in person from authorized bonding agents only. Kirkland Corrections does not provide referrals to any specific bonding company.
Cash bail can be posted directly to Kirkland Municipal Court during normal business hours or to the Kirkland Jail after hours and on weekends. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, cashier's check or money orders. Cashier's checks for Kirkland, Clyde Hill, Medina, Hunts Point and Yarrow Point charges are to be made payable to Kirkland Municipal Court. Cashier's checks for other city or county warrants must be made out to The City of Kirkland.