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How public records are stored in District of Columbia

In the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.), public records are managed and provided by various government agencies. Some of the key government agencies that provide public records in Washington, D.C. include:

  1. District of Columbia Office of Public Records: This office serves as the central repository for public records in the District of Columbia. It provides access to a wide range of records, including land records, marriage records, business filings, and more.

  2. District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department (MPD): Provides access to criminal records, including arrest records, incident reports, and other law enforcement documents.

  3. District of Columbia Courts: The D.C. Courts provide access to court records, including civil, criminal, probate, and family court documents. These records can be accessed through the D.C. Superior Court and the D.C. Court of Appeals.

  4. District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV): Manages records related to vehicle registrations, driver's licenses, and driving records.

  5. District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue (OTR): Provides access to tax records, including property tax assessments, business tax filings, and other tax-related documents.

  6. District of Columbia Department of Health (DOH): Provides access to vital records such as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, and divorce records.

  7. District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA): Maintains records related to business licenses, permits, property inspections, and other regulatory matters.

  8. District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS): Offers access to educational records, including information on schools, student enrollment, academic performance, and more.

It's important to note that while many public records are available for free or at a minimal cost, some agencies may charge fees for accessing certain records or conducting searches. Additionally, the process for requesting and accessing public records may vary depending on the agency and the type of record requested.

District of Columbia has 1 county courts, 1 cities with local governments, 5 unincorporated areas, 1 city police departments, and 1 county sheriff's departments.

District of Columbia also has 2 state agencies that collect records, which include: DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services Arson Investigation Unit, Metro Transit Police, etc.

You can select a specific city or county below to learn more about that area and its various agencies. But due to the large number of agencies and their varying capacity to provide records in an efficient manner, it can take a substantial amount of time and effort. Which is why we collect a large amount of records and make it easy to search for someone's complete record set by name and location. Just enter a name to view someone's full report, which also includes additional information like: full contact info, associates, family, address history, assets and social media.

Cities in District of Columbia

Please select a city below to access its public records, as well as view statistics about crime, income, education, etc in each city. We also provide instructions on how to directly access public records from government agencies in different cities.

City Population County
Washington 4,810,670 District of Columbia
Fort Dupont NA District of Columbia
Marshall Heights NA District of Columbia
Crestwood NA District of Columbia
Fort Davis NA District of Columbia
Park View NA District of Columbia

Counties in District of Columbia

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