Attention Attorneys and Bail Bondsmen:

As of January 13, 2022, a Joint Policy Agreement has been put in place to continue making online court records available only to attorneys and other officers of the court through the implemented Secure Access Site. You may continue to contact the County Clerk’s office to obtain access to the Fort Bend County Clerk’s Secure Access Site.

Please fill out the Secure Access Enrollment Form and submit to  We will make it a priority to get the login information to you.

The images that you may copy off of this site have not been certified as being true and correct copies of the instruments filed and recorded with the Fort Bend County Clerk's Office. 

For certified copies, fees are $1.00 per page and $5.00 per document certification fee. Vital record copy fees vary. See our Fees page for more information. 

For certified plat copies, fees are $10.00 per page and $5.00 per document certification fee.

Certified copies of these documents can be purchased in person at the Fort Bend County Clerk's Office or by mail, sending a check for the correct fees to:

 The Fort Bend County Clerk's Office
301 Jackson Street, Suite 101
Richmond, TX 77469-3108

Official Public Records Search 

Official Public Records (OPR) consist of all publicly accessible documents recorded by the County Clerk's Office and may include deeds, mortgage documents, easements, assumed name certificates (DBA), powers of attorney, bills of sale, and liens. ( search instructions ) [PDF]


    Birth Certificates Search

    Births that occurred in Fort Bend County are the only records available via this site. Birth certificates are not public record. For more information, see County Clerk Forms and click on the Application for Birth. ( search instructions ) [PDF]

    Death Certificates Search

    Deaths that occurred in Fort Bend County are the only records available via this site. Death certificates are not public record. Contact us for information on how to obtain a copy. ( search instructions ) [PDF]

    Marriage Records Search

    Marriage records (applications and licenses) that were issued by Fort Bend County are available via this site. ( search instructions ) [PDF]

    Commissioner's Court Search

    Commissioner Court Minutes, Attachments and Videos from 1983 forward.

    Court Records

    Civil Court Search

    Court cases under $250,000 as well as condemnation and workers compensation matters from 1983 forward. Civic Court ( search instructions [PDF]

    Misdemeanor Search
    Class A & B Misdemeanors such as driving while intoxicated (DWI), theft, assault, and possession of marijuana as well as Class C appeals from the Justice of the Peace and the municipal courts from 1983 forward.

    Probate Court Search

    Court cases involving wills, guardianship, trust, and other probate matters from 1987 forward. Probate Court ( search instructions [PDF]

    Historical Probate Search

    Images of entire Probate Volumes A-Z and 1-30 with accompanying Index Volumes 1, 2, 3. Historic Probate ( search instructions [PDF]