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Verizon Bill

What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Verizon Bill

Verizon is one of the leading cell phone companies in the United States. After acquiring rights to sell the Apple iPhone, customers started flocking from AT&T to Verizon for better coverage and faster Internet speeds. Verizon, though more reliable, tends to cost more than AT&T and other cell phone companies. When it comes to paying your pas due Verizon cell phone bill, it is best to contact customer service immediately. If your account remains past due, they will shut off your cell phone service and require full payment with a reconnect fee to be paid before your service is resumed.

How to Pay the Bill

From the front page of the Verizon website, customers have a difficult time finding payment options. We managed to find a link to the Billing Center after searching online, but no such link exists on the Verizon website.

Pay online: Customers can register for online account access in just a few seconds. From your online account, you can pay your Verizon bill online at

Pay by mail: You need to check your Verizon bill for the address to your local payment center. Payment centers are located throughout the United States. If you are unable to find your bill and need to make a payment, you can use one of the following addresses. The number for customer service to verify the best mailing address is 1-800-922-0204.

PO Box 1100
Albany, NY 12250-0001

PO Box 660748
Dallas, TX 75266-0748

PO Box 660720
Dallas, TX 75266

PO Box 4830
Trenton NJ 08650-4830

PO Box 920041
Dallas, TX 75392-0041

PO Box 920041
Dallas, TX 75392-0041

PO Box 28000
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-8000

Verizon Remittance Processing Center
PO Box 9688
Mission Hills, CA 91346-9688

PO Box 28000
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-8000

Pay at a payment location: You can search online for a local payment location that accepts Verizon bill payments.

Questions About Your Billing Statement or Account?

Many consumer questions are answered in the Customer Billing Center online, including questions about payment arrangements, fees and taxes. Customer service can answer more detailed questions at 1-800-837-4966.

Pay with Billfloat will advance you a 30-day loan to pay off your Verizon bill, but you must first sign up for an account.

How the Penalty Fees Work

Verizon will assess late payment fees and disconnect fees if you can’t pay your bill, in some states. According to the customer service department, some states do not allow late payment fees.

If you have a contract with Verizon, you will be charged an early termination fee if your service is disconnected and Verizon is unable to collect payment within a short time.

I Can’t Pay My Bill

Verizon is one of the few companies that clearly offers payment arrangements available from your online account.

Payment arrangements: If you can’t pay your Verizon bill, log into your online account and change the date for your payment or schedule your past due balance to be paid in two future payments. If two payments are not enough, contact the customer service department for additional options.

Will They Work With Me to Pay My Bill?

We’d love to hear from Verizon customers about making past due payments on accounts. Did the company break your payments into more than two installments?

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5 Comments on “Verizon Bill
  1. I have a check for $4,990 made out to me, but I can’t find a bank to cash it around here. The cashiers check is from first financial bank and apperantly they don’t have a branch here in Sacramento. So, I need to wait til Monday to cash it and pay my phone bill…. Please understand I’m trying the best I can…. Please don’t turn off my phone;(

  2. I tried several times to make payment arrangements to verizon, and i just kept getting put on hold. I offered to make small payments, but it wasn’t enough for them. My husband had just passed away, and I was waiting for a survivor benefits check to kick in. So they cut off my phones and I lost all data, voice mails of his voice, and all photos. I still cant pay the bill in full but need my phones back! please help? Sincerely, JT

  3. I see this some what old but here goes . in my case i need the billing date changed on my fios account they won’r so two to three month out of the year I am going to late no way around it whwn i am i have to fight them over late fees which very annoying when they fix some how offer billing due date changes of all my bills i pay they are the only ones that will not change my due date .

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