Record Searches & Copy Requests

Name Only Query
Customers with only a name and date of birth may call (254)757-5054 to obtain a criminal record search for that name and date of birth. A fee of $5.00 is charged for this service. All major credit cards are accepted for this transaction.

Walk-In Assistance

The Customer Service Section is located at:
300 Courthouse Annex
Waco, TX 76701

The Customer Service Section assists walk-in customers during regular business hours with criminal record searches, Certificates of Record Search and Disposition, viewing of case files, obtaining copies of documents, and filing documents. A criminal research letter is $5. The fee for a certified criminal research letter is $10. The fee to obtain copies of documents is $1 per page, whether certified or not.

Fax Copy Requests
Copies can now be requested via fax request with credit card pre-payment. Please fax requests to 254-757-5060. You will be charged:
  • $1 per page for receiving the fax.
  • You will be charged for the credit card usage fee of $3 and 1.77% of the amount charged.
If you request that a document be faxed back, the fee is:
  • $3 for the 1st page and $1 for each additional page for local calls
  • $5 for the first page and $2 for the 2nd page for long distance calls
If you request that the document be mailed back, the fee is $1 per page. If you request services that require the payment of the fee, this will be added to your credit card charge.

Written Requests

Customers may request record searches or copies of documents by mail. The party's full name, date of birth, and if known, the case number, must be provided. There is a charge of $1 per page of copies, plus an additional $5 when a record search is required. The fee is $10 when the criminal record search is certified.

Please include a check (see the checks policy), U.S. money order, or cashier's check for the total amount due, made payable to Karen Matkin, McLennan County District Clerk, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Send to:
P.O. Box 2451
Waco, TX 76701