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Polling place changes due to  the 2016 Flood

Polling places changed in 2016 prior to the Flood  

The East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court’s Office is now offering the availability of Birth and Death Certificates at our Downtown location in City Hall only.  Certificates are available on a walk-in basis only.  No appointment is necessary.  Click here for more information.

Effective September 1, 2016, pursuant to R.S. 13:844, a fee of five dollars per name after the first name indexed will be assessed to the charge for recordation.  One name will continue to be provided at no charge per book. (Conveyance and Mortgage)  Complete fee schedules are available on our website at www.ebrclerkofcourt.orgWe appreciate your attention in this matter.  Please contact our Recording Department at (225) 389-3985 if you need further assistance.

All Commissioner Classes have been canceled.  Existing commissioners are certificated through the end of 2016 and can work fall elections.   Recertification classes will resume in January. 


Message From the Clerk

It is our daily goal here at the office to see that our customers receive quality service in a friendly atmosphere. Whether you visit the office once a year or several times a month, we want your experiences with us to be pleasant ones. We are constantly striving to offer the latest improvements and updates available, and we would value your input as much as your patronage. Please do not hesitate to call if we may be of further assistance. Remember, this is your office, and it is our pleasure to provide you with the best service possible.

About Our Website

We hope to provide a website that meets your needs effectively and efficiently, and we depend on the input and feedback of our customers to meet this goal.  With this latest update, we are proud to debut several new features and functions on the site based directly on recommendations and suggestions.  Our Contact Us section now features a list of available services cross-referencing our initial department listings and there is much additional information to be found throughout the site.  Please let us know what you would like to see so that we may continue to enhance this site to best meet the needs of our customers.


Doug Welborn

Our Mailing Address

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 1991
Baton Rouge, LA  70821-1991

Our Physical Addresses

Downtown Main Office (City Hall)
222 St. Louis Street
Baton Rouge, LA  70802

Includes these Departments: Administrative Office, Administrative Accounting, Registry of the Court, Recording, Data Indexing, Mortgage, Public Service, Copy, Adoptions, MIS Department, Public Information

19th JDC Courthouse
300 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA  70801

Includes these Departments: Suit Accounting; Civil, Family and Probate Records; Criminal and Traffic Records; Civil and Family Processing; Civil Appeals; Collections; Domestic Violence

Downtown Archives Building
444 St. Louis Street (basement level of West River Center Parking Garage)
Baton Rouge, LA  70802

Includes these Departments: Archives, Purchasing, Human Resources

Coursey Boulevard Branch Office
10500 Coursey Boulevard (2nd Floor)
Baton Rouge, LA  70816
Includes these Departments: Suit Accounting, Recording, Public Service, Mortgage, Copy, Elections

The above locations are open from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.