Columbia County Sheriff's Office

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office is located in the ground floor of the Columbia County Courthouse. The front desk (Civil Office) is open Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

HSI Victim Notification Program

Check for Sex Offenders in your area

VINELink is the online version of VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday). This service allows the victims of crime and the general public to obtain the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day and register for alerts when a change in status occurs. VINELink is free, completely anonymous and anyone can register to be notified by phone, email, text message (SMS) or TTY device when an offender’s custody status changes. Washington VINELink can be reached toll-free at 1-877-846-3492 or by going to and choosing Washington. VINELink is available in multiple languages both online and via phone. 

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GovPayNet The Simple Way to Pay

Make Payments Simply.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office now accepts credit and debit card payments through GovPayNet. Payments can be made with a major credit, debit or prepaid debit card, including:

Cards accepted by GovPayNet include MasterCard Visa American Express Discover Debit Cards

Payments can be made for:


Electronic Home Monitoring

*Note: Credit/Debit card payments for Concealed Pistol Licenses, fingerprinting, photocopies or payment of civil process fees must be transacted in person at the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.

GovPayNet is a privately contracted credit and debit card processor under an agreement with the agency intended to receive payment. If the GovPayNet payment is bail or bail related, GovPayNet is the merchant of record, providing a remote cash bail processing service. For all other payments, the collecting agency is the merchant. If you have any questions about GovPayNet's role, please discuss them with the contracting agency.