TEXAS Child Support Disbursement Unit
DIRECT DEPOSIT Authorization Form
Child support payments you receive from the TEXAS CHILD
SUPPORT DISBURSEMENT UNIT (TXCSDU) may be sent to you by
If you want all payments you receive from the TXCSDU to be directly
deposited to your financial institution, complete the Direct Deposit
Authorization Form using the following instructions. With the exception
of your signature, type or print the requested information.
If you need help with completing the Direct Deposit Authorization
Form, contact the TXCSDU between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday, at 1-800-252-8014. You may also request assistance
from your financial institution in completing the form.
Return the form to: TEXAS CHILD SUPPORT DISBURSEMENT
UNIT, P.O. BOX 659400, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78265
Keep these instructions and a copy of the completed form for your
If you do not provide all the information requested, the TXCSDU
may not be able to process your Authorization Form.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT DIRECT DEPOSIT
1. How secure and reliable is direct deposit?
Direct deposit is very safe and reliable. It allows money to be
electronically transferred from the TXCSDU to your financial institution.
Direct deposit eliminates the possibility of lost or stolen checks. With
direct deposit, there are no mail delays and no check cashing fees to
2. What do I do if I want to change financial institutions or stop
my direct deposit?
Written requests are required for any change or to stop direct deposit.
You must call 1-800-252-8014 for a TXCSDU Authorization Form.
Failure to do so may result in disruption of service.
3. How do I sign up for direct deposit?
To sign up for direct deposit, complete the attached Direct Deposit
Authorization Form. Instructions are at the top of this form to assist you
in completing this form. Make sure you include the financial institution
routing number, account number, account