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Welcome to the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court Website

Our mission at the Clerk's office is to diligently perform the duties and functions of this office responsibly and with the utmost respect for you and the public records.  We welcome your questions, concerns or input about our site or our office, and comments can be emailed HERE.  We hope that your experiences with our office are professional, yet pleasant, and we look forward to serving you! 




Effective September 1, 2017, the Civil Department will NO LONGER automatically record documents in the mortgage and/or conveyance office.  After the original document and/or cancellation has been filed into the civil record a certified copy of that document will be returned to the attorney and/or pro se litigant.  Upon receipt of the certified true copy, you may send it to the recording department for recordation.  Fees for the recordation of documents will be collected by the Recording Department at the time of recordation and will not be charged through the suit.

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As a result of the new law regarding Recording Fees, the Civil Advance Deposits were updated effective

August 1, 2017 . Please see the revised price sheet below.

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About Us

The role of the Clerk of Court  is to maintain and preserve the official records of St. Tammany Parish. This includes processing and recording all land records, UCC documents, and civil and criminal court proceedings for the 22nd Judicial District, as well as issuing marriage licenses, providing copies of birth and death records, and processing passports. In addition, the Clerk serves on the Board of Elections Supervisors and oversees all elections, election equipment and election personnel.  The Clerk of Court’s office is a fee-for-service agency and does not receive taxpayer money to operate.


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