City Clerk

***The City Clerk's Office will be closed on Tuesday, September 26th for Professional Development and Team Building.


The City's Passport Office is currently closed.

  • Due to staff shortages, the office will remain closed until further notice.

  • La oficina de pasaportes de la Ciudad está actualmente cerrada. La oficina permanecerá cerrada hasta nuevo aviso.


 Vitals (Birth and Death Certificates)

**By Appointment only

(Ahora puede obtener su cita para certificados de nacimiento/defunción aquí).

Please click below to make your appointment. (Seleccione el enlace debajo para obtener su cita).

Birth/Death Certificates Link (Certificados de Nacimiento y Defuncion enlace)

 You can email City Clerk or 
call 512-393-8090 for additional information

Appointments for Vitals and Passports
available during the following times only:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm (closed for lunch 11:45 am to 1:00 pm) 

Gateway to the City of San Marcos


The City Clerk and staff are committed to providing quality public service and connecting the public with the legislative process.

Mission Statement

The City Clerk's Office is primarily responsible for giving notice and recording City Council meetings, is designated responsible for certain official records and documents of the City, including minutes of the City Council, ordinances and resolutions, deeds and easements, contracts, birth and death records, the computerized indexing of Council actions and board appointments, computerized code, keeps abreast of legislative changes in elections, administers all City elections, and the City's Records Management program, provides support services to the City Council, and responds to request made by the City Manager affecting the daily business operation of the City.

We strive to ensure that the City's legislative processes are open and public by providing a link between citizens and government with processes aimed toward transparency. Through efficient use of City resources we are able to ensure the preservation of San Marcos' legislative history. We are a technology driven department believing that technology provides much faster and more easily accessible information.

Our team is here to assist with City Council support, City Council meeting-citizen sign up, public records requests, passport acceptance, processing board and commission applications for appointment, elections administration, updating and maintaining city ordinances and codes; provide access to legislative meeting information, vital statistics. records management, election and financial disclosure related filings.

Contact Us

If you have any suggestions on how we can better assist you; or if you have questions about our web page or services please do not hesitate to contact us, we would be happy to hear from you. We can be reached in the office at 512-393-8090 or via email.