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Incarceration Records Request

TCSO Incarceration records are available from May 1988 to the present.

You must have a current Driver’s License, State-issued ID, Military ID or Passport; other identifying information may be requested.

If you are requesting an incarceration record on another individual, you must provide us with a notarized letter signed by the individual or power of attorney, along with a copy of their ID. The letter must state that the individual authorizes us to release the information to you and must contain the signature of the person and the signature must be notarized. 

We DO NOT provide criminal histories or clearance letters. For complete and accurate criminal history information, please refer to the Texas Department of Public Safety and/or the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

You may pick-up the incarceration record in-person Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm (closed on Travis County holidays) at:

Travis County Sheriff's Office (map)
5555 Airport Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

There is a $15.00 fee which can be paid by exact cash or check/money order made payable to Travis County Sheriff’s Office.

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