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    General Information:

    Military personnel are encouraged to file their official military discharge papers--DD214--with the County Clerk in the county of their residence.  Texas Local Government Code, Section 192.002 states the County Clerk may not charge a fee for the recording and keeping of a military discharge record.

     

    In addition, Texas Government Code, Section 552.140 (a) (b) defines the military discharge record as confidential for 75 years from the day it is recorded if filed on or after September 1, 2003.  Only qualified applicants may obtain certified copies free of charge.

     

    DD214s can be filed at the Tarrant County Clerk's office in the Plaza Building or at any sub-courthouse location.  The original will be returned at the time of filing.

     

    Hours of Operation:

     

    Monday-Friday          8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

     

    For more information, please call 817-884-1550.

     

    Vital Records Locations

     

    Military Discharge Request Form

     

    Military Discharge Removal Form

     

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