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COVID-19 Update

Effective March 23, 2020, the Clerk and Comptroller's office is limiting in-person services due to COVID-19, and requests that citizens do business with this office online, by phone or by mail. The Clerk and Comptroller offers various eService solutions and online access to some public records to meet your business needs.

Notice of Contact Information

Custodian of Public Records
Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller
Sarasota County, FL

Public Access Department
P.O. Box 3079
Sarasota, FL 34230-3079

Call Us: 941-861-7400
Email Us: 
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3079, Sarasota, FL 34230

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Office Closures and Holiday Schedule

NOTICE - Email Addresses Are Public Records

Under Florida Law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this office. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Main Number and 24-Hour Information Line(941) 861-7400
ADA Accommodations (Jury Office)(941) 861-8000
Public Access (Records)(941) 861-7425
Board Records(941) 861-5279
Child Support(941) 861-7611
Civil Law(941) 861-7770
ClerkNet Assistance
Comments or Suggestions
Criminal Law(941) 861-7440
Foreclosure Sales(941) 861-7789
Human ResourcesJobline(941) 861-7562
Information Request or Questions
JuryJury(941) 861-8000
Jury Instructions - North County (Sarasota)Jury(941) 861-5879
Jury Instructions - South County (Venice)Jury(941) 861-3166
Marriage Licenses(941) 861-7436
Passport Services(941) 861-7436
Probate, Wills, Guardianship, & Mental Health(941) 861-7612
Recording(941) 861-7436
Tax Deed Sales(941) 861-7425