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You may process an online payment for services such as certified copies of Vital Records (birth, death, and marriage), copies of Official Public Records, and Court Records (plain or certified) or court costs and fines. Please send the following information to cclerk@fortbendcountytx.gov with the request or completed application:

  • Reason for the charge (give as much detail as possible)
  • Date of charge
  • Amount of charge
  • Authorization or transaction number
  • Name, address, and daytime phone number

NOTE: Online requests/payments will not be accepted for certified copies of birth/death certificates which require proof of identification. Please see the County Clerk Forms page for Birth/Death Application information. These forms may be mailed to: The Fort Bend County Clerk's Office, 301 Jackson Street, Suite 101, Richmond, TX 77469-3108

Certified Payments charges a convenience fee of 2.75% based on the amount of the charge ($1.00 minimum).

It may take up to 24 hours to confirm a credit card payment. If you have any questions or need assistance you can email us at cclerk@fortbendcountytx.gov or call (281) 341-8652.

Credit Card Processing For Property Records and Vital Statistics

Real Estate, DBAs, Birth/Death Certificates, Marriage Records, etc.

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

  • Visit https://certifiedpayments.net/index.aspx?BureauCode=5686707.
  • Follow the directions on the Certified Payments website to make a payment.
  • You can also use a credit card to charge for services in person or by telephone (866) 549-1010.
    • Enter Bureau Code 5686707 when making a charge, if prompted.

 Please follow the directions above for online or by mail requests. 


Credit Card Processing For County Courts at Law Court Costs and Fines

Civil, Probate, Misdemeanor, Juvenile, etc.

Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

  • Visit https://certifiedpayments.net/index.aspx?BureauCode=4266361.
  • Follow the directions on the Certified Payments website to make a payment only for fines and fees administered by the County Clerk. (If you have a District Court Case, please go to the District Clerk page.)
  • You can also use a credit card to charge for services in person or by telephone at (866) 549-1010. 
    • Enter Bureau Code 4266361 when making a charge, if prompted.

Please follow the directions above for online or by mail requests.