512-704-8104

Effective September 1, 2014, JBCC requires a criminal history background check with DPS and FBI.


Must use the Texas Fingerprint Service Code Form when making an appointment.


Fingerprint Service Code - 11F2R3


For more details, CLICK HERE

http://www.txcourts.gov/jbcc/process-server-certification/initial-certification.aspx


Any questions, please contact the JBCC:


By mail:

ATTN: Judicial Branch Certification Commission

PO Box 12066

Austin, TX 78711-2066


By certified mail:

ATTN: Judicial Branch Certification Commission

205 West 14th Street, Suite 600

Austin, TX  78701


By fax:

512-463-1117


By email:

JBCC@txcourts.gov


By phone:

512-475-4368


In order to become a certified Process Server, you must:


1) Complete a civil process service educational course approved by the Supreme Court of Texas within (and no more than) one year of filing your Private Process Server Application.  Upon completion of the course, the course director should supply you with a certificate of completion.


2)  Complete the Application for Certification, available forms on the Forms page of the JBCC website.  If you cannot access the form online, you must submit a written request to the Commission to have it sent to you.  Requests may be submitted to (fax) 512-463-1117, (email) processservers@txcourts.gov, or general correspondence address of PO Box 12066, Austin, TX  78711-2066.  Form requests are not accepted by phone.


3) Pay the certification fee.  The appropriate fee must accompany the application to be certified to serve civil process for a three-year period and any timely application for renewal to be certified to serve civil process for a three-year period, along with a copy of your signed FAST Pass (after you’ve been fingerprinted).  Please see the Fees section of the JBCC website for information on amounts due, acceptable forms of payment, etc.


4) Pass a criminal history background check with DPS and FBI.  (See criminal history section for more details)



Process Servers Network is only a training course

and does not have affiliation with the JBCC and

will not be able to assist with your

process server certification or criminal history process.

Criminal History Process

JBCC Contact

Application Process