Dallas County Clerk

Welcome to the Office of the County Clerk for Dallas County

Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 2100, Dallas, TX 75202
Hours:  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for court approved holidays)

The County Court Civil File Desk, located in Suite 101 of the George L. Allen Sr. Courts Building, will temporarily be closed to most in-person services on Fridays beginning Friday, May 13, 2022. Onsite services for Temporary Restraining Orders (TROs) and other emergency orders, time sensitive bond payments and citation/writ pick-up will remain available. In-person services (non-payment related) for existing cases will continue in the fifth floor County Clerk Offices. Filing by mail and e-filing are always accepted. For more information, please call 214-653-7121.

Important Information to Note:

Dallas County Clerk’s Post COVID-19 Processes

We are honored to serve the citizens of Dallas County even during these stressful and chaotic times. Please know that while we are here to serve, the COVID-19 virus is still part of our lives, and the number of cases continue to increase. We have implemented new processes that protect both our staff as well as the citizens we serve.

Know Before You Go

To reduce the amount of time spent at our office, please collect the information you need before you arrive.
Click the links below to learn what information you need for:

How to Apply for a Marriage License
Obtaining Copies of Birth and Death Records

Notice of PROCESS CHANGE E‐Filing Proposed Orders
Click here for more information.



Mission Statement

The Dallas County Clerk's mission is to provide exceptional customer service when assisting the public. This includes being on the leading edge of operational best practices as well as further improving and increasing the knowledge and skills among staff for a more positive form of customer service. Service is not what we do, service is who we are!

We strive to instill:

  • Positive values
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Team work
  • Respect for others

These values, by far, determine the overall operations and services which will lead to a cohesive relationship between management, staff, and the community.



Quick Links:

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For any additional information, questions, concerns, or to submit a Public Information Act request, please email:





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