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Dallas County Clerk

Administration - 21st Floor

Renaissance Tower - 1201 Elm Street, 22nd Floor, Dallas, TX 75270
Phone: (214) 653-7099 • Fax: (214) 653-7176
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for Court Approved Holidays)

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.

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.

What does the County Clerk do?

The County Clerk is the clerk for the county courts, including probate courts, and the commissioner's court. The clerk is also the local recorder for the county. All instruments filed for record are done so in the clerk's office. In the absence of an election administrator, the clerk carries out elections for the county. The clerk's office issues marriage licenses, and maintains vital records on behalf of the county.

County Clerk's Office Organizational Chart



Criminal E-Filing Mandated in Texas July 1, 2017

Dallas County and District Clerk to make E-Filing
available to the Defense bar beginning
June 5, 2017!

Please visit the EFile Texas Courts website at: https://efile.txcourts.gov/ofsweb

Civil fee increase notification

effective september 1, 2017

For any additional information, questions, concerns, or to submit a Public Information Act request, please email: CC-Inquiry@dallascounty.org


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