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Archives

Phone: (225) 389-3988

The Archives Building is located at 444 St. Louis Street under the West River Center Parking Garage


The East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court Archives Department offers viewing of original parish records dating back to 1782. Records on file in the archives include Civil Records; Family Records; Probate Records; Criminal Records; Bundles of Notarial Acts; Indexes of Parish Records dating back to 1782; Tax Rolls dating back to 1872. There is also an interesting collection of Judicial Records and the Bankruptcy of Fulwar Skipwith, who was President of the Republic of West Florida after the rebellion of 1810. These records represent treasured historical and genealogical resources for individuals researching the records of East Baton Rouge Parish. The Archives Department also offers research services for genealogy and court record information.

In addition, the Archives Department assists the Court and other agencies with storage of records.

Notices

Effective immediately, the Clerk of Court’s hours of operation will be 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

We are scheduling appointments by phone for the following public services at both locations.  Appointments are not required but strongly suggested and recommended to promote safe distancing between customers. 

 

*Marriage Licenses (Downtown and Airline)

Visit our website at ebrclerkofcourt.org to complete and transmit marriage license applications for fastest processing.

*Passport Applications (Airline and Downtown)

For Marriage License or Passport appointments, please call Downtown at (225) 389-3950 or Airline at (225) 293-2933. 

*Birth and Death Certificates (Downtown Office in City Hall only)

For Birth and Death Certificate appointments, please call (225) 389-5277.

 

E-FILING INFO!

SIGN UP AT CLERKCONNECT.COM

 

-If you already have a Clerk Connect account, you do not need to set up an e-filing account. 

-You do not have to have a Clerk Connect query subscription account to e-file with the Clerk’s office.
-The email address that is entered will be the address to which all correspondence related to the filing will be sent.
-Please call (225) 389-3982 if you need assistance.

 

For more detailed information click our

"How-To"

 

RFP

2019-12-20-RFP -- UPDATED 2/3/20 2:40 PM

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS - POSTED 1-27-2020 @ 3:30 PM

ADDENDUM NO. 1 -- 1/24/19

 

2019-12-20-Exhibit B - sample contract

2019-12-20-Exhibit D - cost proposal

Attachment

 

It has come to our attention someone has been calling residences of East Baton Rouge claiming to be with the Clerk of Court’s office and asking for Social Security Numbers. Please be assured that it is not the Clerk’s office making these phone calls – we do not make such inquiry calls and will never ask for your Social Security Number.

 

 
The Elections Department is actively seeking new commissioners to work precincts around the parish. Classes will be held in late July. Download the general informational brochure here and call (225) 295-4765 for more information about the upcoming classes.
 
Precinct Update Information for East Baton Rouge Parish Here