Clerk resumes in-person services at the Justice Center with increased safety measures. Our Recording Office is providing services remotely. Click here to learn more.  Please note masks are required in our buildings.

Noteworthy Information

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Current Clerk Services 

New safety measures, in accordance with the CDC and state orders, have been implemented at the Clerk’s Office, which may cause long lines outside the building.

We encourage customers to continue using online service when possible.

Per Florida Supreme Court Administrative Order, Customers entering the Court House are now required to wear face masks or face coverings, maintain six feet distance from others, and have their temperatures checked.  Anyone with a temperature over 100.4 degrees will not be permitted to enter the building. Only customers with court business will be given access and a limited number will be allowed in the lobbies. 

Our Recording Office is closed at this time. Customers may drop off documents utilizing the drop box outside of the building. 

The Justice Center is located at 2075 Dr. MLK Blvd. and the Administration Building is located at 2115 Second St., Fort Myers.

Please note the essential services provided by your Clerk’s Office and where to find those services:

Court-Related Services:

Court dates are changing often or are being converted to zoom. Please visit the link below to view the most recent version of the court schedule. To receive email or text notifications, please visit 

Payments due dates are no longer being administratively extended by the courts. Payments can made online ( or over the phone by calling 239-271-3252 or (239) 533-5000.  Documents can be mailed, submitted online, e-filed or left in the drop-box in the lobby of the Justice Center, MLK Entrance.

Drop Off Location:   Justice Center, 2075 Dr. MLK Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33901                  

Mailing Address:   Clerk of Court’s Office,  PO Box 2507, Fort Myers, FL 33902

Jury Duty - Jury Duty service has resumed. 

Self Help Center -  Open during regular business hours.

Legal Aid Appointments - All Legal Aid consultations are conducted via Zoom. Call 239-533-2835 to schedule a 15 minute appointment. 

Evictions  cases can be filed and the Clerk will issue writs of possession as directed by the presiding judge. 

Tax Deed Sales are now being scheduled as normal.

Certified documents can be requested online. Please visit

Clerk of Court Branch Office in Cape Coral is closed until further notice.

For Court questions call 239-533-5000 or email 

Official Records Services & Recording Documents

Recording transactions can be eRecorded; or mailed or dropped-off with payment and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Drop Off Location:   Administration Building,  2115 Second Street, 1st Floor, Fort Myers, FL 33901 OR Lee County Government Center, 1039 SE 9th Place, Cape Coral, FL 33990

Mailing Address:   Recording Office, PO Box 2278,  Fort Myers, FL 33902

If you do not know the amount of your transaction, you may:
Drop off your documents to the address below in a sealed envelope with your Name, Address and Phone Number on the outside of the envelope and we will call you with an amount (including postage if not including a self-addressed stamped envelope).

Select one of the eRecording third party vendors below to eRecord your documents.

Marriage Licenses  are being issued virtually. Visit the virtual marriage license page for more information.

Wedding Ceremonies can be done virtually. Please call for an appointment. 

Passport Services have been suspended until future notice.  Please call 1-877-487-2778 for other passport serving locations.

Clerk of Court Branch Office in Cape Coral is closed until further notice.

Questions for the Recording Office, call (239) 533.5007 or email to

Tourist Development Tax Payments

Payments can be submitted online, mailed, or dropped-off.
For online payments, go to

Drop Off Location:   City/County Annex Building, 1825 Hendry Street, 1st Floor , Fort Myers, FL  33901 

Mailing Address:   Tourist Development Tax Collections, P.O. Box 2257, Fort Myers, FL 33902-2257

For further assistance with your Tourist Development Tax account, or to schedule an appointment please call: (239) 533-2190 or email:

Domestic Violence forms via TurboCourt

Domestic Violence documents can be filled out using TurboCourt interactive forms. TurboCourt makes the task of filling out forms easier to understand and helps you get it right the first time. Once you have completed filling out your forms you will need to print them and bring them to the Domestic Violence office located in the Justice Center on the 3rd floor.

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