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Genevieve Martinez - Wilson County Clerk

Mailing Address                                                 
P.O. Box 27      
Floresville, TX 78114                                 

Physical Address
1420 3rd St. Ste. 110
Floresville, TX 
78114
COURIER SERVICE ONLY; 
NO USPS DELIVERY AT THIS ADDRESS

Phone: 830-393-7308    Fax: 830-393-7334                                            Alternate Phone Number: 830-400-1851                                         

Wilson County Clerk’s Office is now accepting Credit Cards as a form of payment.

Please note – there will be a service fee of 2.19% with a $2.00 minimum on all credit card transactions.

 

Wilson County Clerk's Office now offers Property Alerts. Click here to sign up.

Click here to see the Property Alert Flyer.

 

2024 FEE SCHEDULE (Effective 1/1/2024)


  • Monday - Thursday
    : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Closed 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch.
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM Open through the noon hour.

    Wilson County Clerk’s Office is closed during all County Holidays.

    Early and or extended closures for 2024 are as follows:

    Tuesday, August 20th office will be closed from 10:30am to 1:30pm for training. 

    Thursday, October 10th office closes at 3:30pm (Will be open through the lunch hour)

    Wednesday, November 27th office closes at 12pm (Will be open through the lunch hour on Monday, November 25th and Tuesday, November 26th)

    Thursday, December 19th: closed 11a-2p

    Tuesday, December 24th office closes at 12pm (Will be open through the lunch hour on Monday, December 23rd)

    Tuesday, December 31st office closes at 12pm (Will be open through the lunch hour on Monday, December 30th and Thursday, January 2nd)

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    SEARCH WILSON COUNTY OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS

    We do not handle record search requests by phone or by fax. Requests can be made via email or in person. Any extensive searches will need to be done by the customer or a real estate title company. We do not perform searches for liens under any circumstances.  Information concerning liens recorded against a property may be researched by the public in our office located at 1420 3rd St. Ste 110, Floresville, TX 78114, or online by clicking the link above this message. Title insurance and guaranteed clear title searches are performed by title companies for a fee; you may also seek legal advice from an attorney. The County Clerk’s Office does not guarantee a clear title and is not responsible for any encumbrances on the property. We suggest you contact your legal advisor if you have concerns or questions about a particular property.

     

    2024 FEE SCHEDULE (Effective 1/1/24)

     

    REQUIREMENTS FOR RECORDING

    Real Property Department can only accept original documents or certified copies of court documents for filing in person and by mail. No Xerox copies are accepted for filing. All signatures must be original. For more information refer to the Texas Property Code, Title 3, Chapters 11 & 12.


    RECORDING FEES
    (new fees effective January 1, 2024)


    OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS/REAL PROPERTY RECORDINGS
    (Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Releases, Assignments, Lis Pendens, Bill of Sale, Hospital Liens, Water Permits, etc.)

    $25.00 first page

    $4.00 each additional page

    $0.25 each additional name to index in excess of 5

    $25.00 additional charge for Deeds not reflecting Grantee's address for Tax Collector

    2x the filing fee for each page violating the following requirements: 

      1)  pages no larger than legal size paper, 8.5" x 14" (except for plat records)
      2)  must have a heading/title
      3)  typing must be no smaller than 8 point font & must be black typing on a white background
      4)  names typed legibly typed or printed under each signature

     Abstract of Judgment/ Release      

    $25.00 flat

     Federal Tax Lien/ Release

    $30.00 flat

     State Tax Lien/ Release

    $15.00 flat


    MISCELLANEOUS 
       

     Copies (per page) 

    $1.00

     Certification of Copies

    $5.00

     Brands 

    $25.00 + $5/location after 1st

     Assumed Name Certificate (DBA)
    (each additional name to index)          

    $23.00 ($25.00 with copy included)
    $0.50

     Plat Recording

    $120.00 1st page & $100 each additional pg

     Plat Copies 

    $10.00

     Meeting Notices (post)

    No Charge

     Notice of Trustee's Sales (post)

    $2.00 posting + $1.00/pg if copy of barcode page is requested

     

    Wilson County Clerk's Office now offers Property Alerts. Click here to sign up.

    For more information, click here to view Property Alert Flyer.

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  • *AS OF JANUARY 1, 2016, ANY AND ALL PROBATE DOCUMENTS MUST BE 
    E-FILED. WE ARE A CONSTITUTIONAL COUNTY COURT & ARE NOT "AT LAW"*


    WE ADVISE YOU TO SEEK THE ADVICE OF AN ATTORNEY

    If you choose not to do so, you may visit one of these websites for guidance.

    https://texaslawhelp.org

    https://www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/


                   
          CLICK HERE FOR NEW FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

    Filing Requirements & Preferences

    (We ask that each document within an e-file envelope be submitted as a separate Lead Document, no "attachments". If a document is to have an exhibit, please submit the document & exhibit together as 1 pdf.)
            -   Last 3 digits of both Applicant's & Decedent's                      DL# & SS# required in application
            -   Decedent's DOB, residence address and age at                  time of passing either in the application or in e-file              notes/comments for preparation of the Abstract
            -   Decedent's date of death required in application
             

     

        Monthly Appointments & Fees Reports

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  • *ALL CIVIL DOCUMENTS MUST BE E-FILED EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016. WE ARE A CONSTITUTIONAL COUNTY COURT & ARE NOT "AT LAW"*


    WE ADVISE YOU TO SEEK THE ADVICE OF AN ATTORNEY.  

    If you choose not to do so, you may visit one of these self-help websites for guidance.

    https://texaslawhelp.org

    https://www.sll.texas.gov/self-help/



    CLICK HERE FOR NEW CIVIL FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022

    Filing Requirements & Preferences

    (We ask that each document within an e-file envelope be submitted as a separate Lead Document, no "attachments". If a document is to have an exhibit, please submit the document & exhibit together as 1 pdf.)
              -    Amounts of $20,000.00 or less (for suits)
              -    SR-22 (for ODL)
              -    Driving History Record (for ODL)
              -    For additional requirements &/or assistance with                 ODLs, visit the County Attorney's page.

     

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  • WILSON COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT

    WILSON COUNTY IS A CONSTITUTIONAL COUNTY COURT & IS NOT "AT LAW". THIS OFFICE DOES NOT HAVE JURISDICTION OVER JUVENILES OR FELONY CASES. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (830) 393-7308 WITH ANY QUESTIONS. 

    *ALL CRIMINAL DOCUMENTS MUST BE E-FILED EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2018. THERE IS NO FEE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SERVICE. PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE FOR ASSISTANCE.

    *CRIMINAL PAYMENTS MAY BE MADE BY CASH, CASHIER'S CHECK, MONEY ORDER OR CREDIT CARD ONLY. NO PERSONAL CHECKS.

    Misdemeanor Court Searches:

    Upon request, the Clerk’s Office will perform a search of our misdemeanor records. Customers often refer to this as a “criminal background check.” This office does not perform criminal background checks. Please note that our search only includes data on Wilson County Class A and B misdemeanors as well as any Class C misdemeanor cases appealed from a municipal or Justice of the Peace Court. No federal or other county Justice of the Peace or municipality misdemeanor records are searched. The data provided from these searches relies on the information obtained and entered into our computer system. Inaccurate data obtained or inaccurately entered by any office performing data entry in the system will result in erroneous data returned. For the most accurate results, please provide as much identifying information as possible.

    When requesting a search of misdemeanor data, please provide the person’s full name and date of birth plus any other identifiers that may assist in locating the correct individual. Copies of the findings can be provided after payment has been received.

    COPY FEE $1.00/PG
    CERTIFIED COPY FEE $1.00/PG + $5.00 CERTIFICATION FEE

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    Payments may be made by cash, credit card, check or money order. Checks and money orders must be made payable to Wilson County Clerk.

     

    Only an immediate family member can request a Birth/Death Record: Immediate Family Member is defined as any of the following:

    • Self
    • Child
    • Parent/Guardian
    • Brother/Sister
    • Grandparent
    • Spouse

     

    The following birth and death records may be obtained from the Wilson County Clerk’s Office:

    • All births that occurred in the State of Texas from 1903 - Present
    • If you need a birth certificate for a passport you usually need a new version of your long form birth certificate. Long form Birth Certificates can only be purchased from the county in which you were born.
    • Death records that occurred in Wilson County ONLY, regardless of decedent’s county of residence, from 1903 – Present
    • All delayed Birth/Death records and court ordered Birth/Death records

     

    Copies of Birth and Death Certificates may be purchased from the County Clerk’s Office in person at the Wilson County Courthouse, 1420 3rd Street Suite 110, Floresville, TX 78114 or by mail by filling out the Application for Birth or Death Certificate”, having it notarized, and mailing it to:

    Wilson County Clerk
    PO BOX 27
    Floresville, TX 78114

     

    Valid Photo ID is required for online or in person request. Click here for acceptable forms of Identification.

     

    If needing to correct an existing Birth Certificate please refer to VS-170 form which can be found at www.dshs.state.tx.us/vs/forms.aspx

     

    Certified Copy of Birth Certificate            $23.00 each

    Certified Copy of Death Certificate          $21.00 for 1st copy and $4.00 for any additional

     


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    Payments may be made by cash, credit card, check or money order. Checks and money orders must be made payable to Wilson County Clerk.



    MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION E-FORM

    INFORMAL MARRIAGE LICENSE APPLICATION E-FORM
     
    REQUEST FOR CERTIFIED COPY OF MARRIAGE LICENSE

     

    *After submitting E-forms, contact us at (830) 393-7308 to complete the process. This is NOT your Marriage License.*

    NEW FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY, 2024

    ADD $100 IF BOTH APPLICANTS ARE OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS PER LGC 118.011(B)(4)
    New Marriage License w/o Premarital Certificate       $81.00
    New Marriage License with Premarital Certificate       $21.00
    Informal Marriage Certificate
    (available January 1, 2020)
          $46.00
    Duplicate License Issuance       $30.00
    Certified Copy of Marriage License       $21.00
     

    REQUIREMENTS 
    (please allow 30 minutes to complete)

    MARRIAGE LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. AND 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. MONDAY THRU THURSDAY & UNTIL 3:00 P.M. ON FRIDAYS ONLY.

    Both parties must be present together 

    Must present valid Driver's License or photo ID

    Must present Social Security Card
    (if no SS Card, please contact office for alternatives)

    If either party has been divorced, must wait at least 30 days from date the Judge signed the Final Decree before applying for a new Marriage License, unless the Divorce Decree itself contains a waiver of this requirement, in which case a Certified Copy of the Final Divorce Decree must be presented to our office 
      

    License is valid anywhere in the state of Texas and on international waters; expires after 90 days but must wait 72 hours to use it unless you are granted a waiver by the County or District Judge BEFORE the application is completed

    How to change your name using the "Name Change Kit"

    Save Time and Money with our unique name change kit.

    Order online at: https://www.namechangeprocess.com/GUI/NameChangeKitOrder.aspx?st=txwilson

    Referral Code: 167648

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  • Payments may be made by cash, credit card, check or money order. Checks and money orders must be made payable to Wilson County Clerk.


    MARKS BRANDS PDF

    MARKS & BRANDS PDF (MAIL IN ONLY)

    Brands    $25.00 + $5/ location after 1st
    + $2.00 customer copy

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See Elections Page

Voter Registration Information from the Secretary of State's Office.

 How to Apply for a Birth or Death Certificate at your local Registrar.

4th Court of Appeals serving Wilson County.