Texas Surcharge Amnesty Program is Now Active

Over the last few weeks, I have received a number of calls and emails inquiring about the surcharge Amnesty and Indigency programs. I am pleased to be able to write the the program is now active.  The following is the important information to determine your eligibility.

Amnesty willl be offered from January 17 to April 17, 2011.

Applications will only be accepted through April 7, 2011.

Amnesty will not apply to any surcharges assessed after January 15, 2011.

Anyone who has an unpaid surcharge that was assessed between September 30, 2004 and December 31, 2008 is eligible.

At least one of the surcharge(s) meeting the above criteria must be in default prior to the Amnesty period.


Application will be available online here or by telephone at 1 (877) 207-3170
No applications will be accepted by mail, email or fax; this includes contacts made to

Municipal Services Bureau or the Department of Public Safety

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