Records Building - 500 Elm Street, Suite 2100, Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: (214) 653-7099 • Fax: (214) 653-7176
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (except for Court Approved Holidays)

IMPORTANT: Post COVID-19 Processes

Due to the Pandemic and the closure of banks, exact change is required

“We only issue marriage license to Dallas County residents, based on the address shown on applicants state issued identification.”

How to Apply for a Marriage License

  • Marriage license applications must be completed on-line. Once you’ve completed the application, you will be provided with an order number to book your appointment. Please make note of this order number, because you will need this number during the scheduling of your appointment.. Marriage License Application; Informal Marriage Certificate
  • Please arrive no more than 5 minutes before your appointment.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late, your appointment will be cancelled and you will have to reschedule.
  • Because of the social distancing, our office will only allow the couple receiving the marriage license to enter the office.


Obtaining Copies of Birth and Death Records

Because of social distancing and new occupancy order, only the person who requires assistance to obtain a vital record will be allowed in the office unless you are assisting the elderly.


Staff Contact Information
Na'Thella WilsonManager(214) 653-6419
Richard GuyAssistant Manager(214) 653-7056
Robert HinojosaSupervisor(214) 653-6825

General Information
Marriage License
Birth Certificates
Death Certificates
Vital Fee Schedule