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Jo Anne Bernal
County Clerk
Delia Briones

Contact Information

500 E. San Antonio
Suite 105
El Paso, Texas 79901
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Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone (915) 546-2071
Fax (915) 546-2012
Email countyclerk@epcounty.com

Criminal Division
(915) 546-2072

Probate Civil Division
(915) 546-2116

Recording Division
(915) 546-2074

Vitals Division
(915) 546-2071


Anthony Bedoya
Chief Deputy

Adrian Betancourt
Office Manager

What is the FOIA Act?
As part of the Texas Government Code, Chapter 552 – you as the requestor have the right to access government records; and an officer for public information and the officer’s agent may not ask why you want them. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. Governmental bodies shall promptly release requested information that is not confidential by law, either constitutional, statutory, or by judicial decision, or information for which an exception to disclosure has not been sought.

Please note that the County Clerk’s office is NOT the custodian of environmental and tax records.

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Below you will find links to request forms tailored to the information held by our office. Please fill out the form completely and hit “submit”. Our office will then respond to your request within 10 business days as allotted by state law. Be as specific as possible on your request so that we may acquire your information and respond to you in the time allotted by law.

The County Clerk’s Office accepts:

  1. Business Checks
  2. Cashier’s Checks
  3. Money Orders
  4. All Major Credit/Debit Cards
    • American Express
    • Discover
    • Master Card
    • Visa
The following payees are accepted by the Clerk’s Office:
  1. County Clerk
  2. County Clerk’s
  3. County of El Paso
  4. El Paso County
  5. El Paso County Clerk
Personal, temporary and blank checks are not accepted.

Please be advised that, when paying with a credit/debit card, there is a convenience fee of $1.95. Payments exceeding $87.00 are subject to a 2.25% convenience fee.

Browser Requirements

The County Clerk’s Office recommends using Internet Explorer when submitting any Freedom of Information Requests electronically. If using other browsers, such as Chrome, please make sure the “Downloading PDFs” setting is turned on.

If you are still unable to submit the form properly, please download the form to your desktop. Once you have completed the request, you can manually attach the form to an email addressed to CCLKFOIA@epcounty.com.

All requests will be responded to in the order in which they are received and in a timely manner.

Recording Division
Criminal Division
Civil/Probate Division
Vital Statistics Division
Accounting Division