An individual can obtain a Letter of Incarceration from the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Records Division to prove when the individual was in the Tarrant County Jail.  Anyone wanting a Letter of Incarceration must come to the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Records Division on the 6th floor of 200 Taylor Street in Fort Worth between 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and show a valid state photo identification.  A friend or family member cannot request a Letter of Incarceration on another individual, unless the individual is still in the Tarrant County Jail.

Government agencies can request in writing by fax, e-mail, mail or in-person to receive a Letter of Incarceration on an individual.  In addition, attorneys can follow this same process to obtain Letter of Incarceration on their clients. 

To request information from this governmental body, please contact:

By mail to or in person at:

Tarrant County Sheriff 's Office
Records Division
200 Taylor Street , 6th floor
Fort Worth, TX 76196

By email to: (encrypted emails will not be opened)

No verbal requests to obtain and send a Letter of Incarceration will be accepted.