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The Fort Bend County Clerk's office provides several ways for you to process or request information online. Please continue to visit this page for additional ways to do business with our office online.

 

Birth and Death Certificates

You may order a certified copy of a birth or death record online using your credit card through our only approved official Internet business partner of the Fort Bend County Clerk's office, VitalChek Network, Inc.VitalChek Order Online 04 round

 

 

You may also obtain Birth or Death certificate copies by mail by completing the application online. It is available in both English and Spanish. The document MUST be printed and notarized and a copy of acceptable ID MUST be included. Payment can be made on the County Clerk website and confirmation of payment must be included with the request. Other forms of payment accepted are cashier's check and money order. For more information, visit the Birth/Death Certificates website.

Marriage License Application

It is mandatory that the Marriage License Application be filled out online prior to arrival at the County Clerk's Office. The marriage license application can be found here and is available in both English and Spanish. For more information, please visit the Marriage Licenses website

Marriage License Copies

Applications for marriage license copy requests can be found online. Once completed, you can email (cclerk@fortbendcountytx.gov), or mail it. Payment can be made on the County Clerk website. Confirmation number of payment must be included with the request. Payment can also be made by cashier's check, personal or business check and money order. For additional information, visit the Marriage Licenses website

DBA/Assumed Name

You may complete the application online. Once completed, print it out and have it notarized. Pay online via the County Clerk website. Confirmation number of payment must be included with the request. Cashier's check, personal or business check, and money order are accepted.  Mail the document to our office at 301 Jackson St., Richmond, TX  77469. For more information, please visit the DBA/Assumed Name website.

Recording of Real and Personal Property Documents

These documents may be e-Recorded or mailed. Please note that the following entities per Texas Local Government Code Chapter 195.003, may use e-Recording to electronically file documents with our office:

  • An attorney licensed in this state
  • Mortgage lenders, banks, and credit unions
  • State agencies
  • State licensed Title Companies and agents

Payment can be made online through the County Clerk's website. Confirmation number of payment must be included in the request. If the document is mailed, payment can be made with a cashier's check, personal or business check, or money order. For additional information, visit the Recording website. After recording, the document will be returned to the customer via standard mail.

Foreclosures

Foreclosures can be emailed to cclerk@fortbendcountytx.gov Payment can be made online through the County Clerk's website. Confirmation number of payment must be included with the request. For more information, contact the County Clerk staff.

Legal Postings

Email legal postings to ccposting@fortbendcountytx.gov. Payment can be made through a previously established escrow account or online at the County Clerk's website. Delivery can also be made by mail or Fax. For more information, contact the County Clerk staff.

Certified Copies of Court Documents

Complete the online form to request copies of court documents. Payment can be made online through the County Clerk website. Confirmation number of payment must be included with the request. Email the request form and payment confirmation to cclerk@fortbendcountytx.gov. You may also mail it to our Richmond location at 301 Jackson St., Richmond, TX 77469.

Case Filings for County Court at Law

Most filings for court cases in the County Court of Law are eFiled through the eFile provider of your choice. For additional information, please contact the County Clerk staff.

Misdemeanor Payments

Payments for fines and court costs can be made online through the County Clerk website.  Confirmation of payment must be included with the request. Your case number is required. Payment can also be mailed. Cashier's check or money ordered are also accepted. 

** Fees for all documents can be found at County Clerk Fee Schedules **

Online Record Search

Should you need to search online records or purchase non-certified copies, go to Online Records Search.

The following records can be searched at Online Records Search.

Official Public Records                             Foreclosures                               Birth Certificates (index only)

Court Records                                            Marriage Records                       Death Certificates (index only)

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