New Covid-19 Order: Effective August 5, 2021

Mask are required for all individuals entering the Clerk of Courts Office and the Washington Parish Courthouse. You must also have an appointment made prior to entering. Please see below announcements about appointments. Click here to read the order from the 22nd Judicial Court.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Abstractors and Land Surveyors:

All abstractors and land surveyors need to call and make an appointment
with our office prior to coming in to search records.

Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Marriage License Applications:

Marriage License applications will be available for Washington Parish residents only and by appointment only from 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday thru Friday.     $32.50 Marriage License fee.
Please bring exact change if you are paying with cash.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Birth and Death Records:

Birth & Death Records can be obtained by Washington Parish residents only and by appointment only
from 8:30am to 3:30pm Monday thru Friday.
$34 Birth Certificate fee.    $26 Death Certificate fee.
Please bring exact change if you are paying with cash.     Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Notice of Clerk’s Letter of Compliance Fee

Click the image below to read the letter of regulations regarding compliance fees for documents filed with the Clerk of Court’s Office.

Permanent Precinct location changes

Click here to view a pdf document of the effected precincts.

Election Results

Saturday April 27, 2024 Election

Welcome To The Washington Parish Clerk of Court


Johnny D. Crain, Jr.
Clerk of Court

We Are Here To Help

Our goal is to welcome our customers into our office with excellent service and a friendly atmosphere. We strive to make every contact with our office a pleasant one for our customers and appreciate the opportunity to serve as your Clerk of Court. Please feel free to contact our office anytime we can be of assistance to you. We will never forget that we work for you, the citizens of Washington Parish and the great state of Louisiana.

Virtual Links
Virtual Links
Commissioner Certification


We perform many services.  We have listed a few under each department.
Please follow the links for a complete list of services provided by each department.


Civil and Domestic Cases
Adoptions | Commitments
Divorce | Motion to Appeal
Name Change | Nonsupport
Petition | Rule to Show Cause
Small Claim/Clerk’s Suit


Misdemeanor | Felony
Expungements | Traffic
Criminal Background Checks

Land Records

Mortgages | Conveyances | UCC’s
Affidavits | Oaths | Bonds
Other Non-Land Related


Become a Commissioner
Election Dates / Results
What’s on the Ballot?
Honor Vets Votes
Where To Vote?


Matters relating to juveniles
in need of care and juvenile


Marriage Licenses
Birth Certificates
Death Certificates


Printable PDF Documents
Links to online forms



Filing Fees
Court Costs

Online Services

Online filing links

Election Results
UCC eZFile
Fight Fraud, Waste, & Abuse
Washington Parish Records E-Search