Criminal Certified Copies

By Mail

Felonies:
Miami-Dade County - Criminal Division
Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building
1351 NW 12th St., Suite 9000
Miami, Florida 33125

Misdemeanors:
Miami-Dade County - Criminal Division
Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building
1351 NW 12th St., Suite 8100
Miami, Florida 33125

Traffic:
Miami-Dade County - Criminal Division
Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building
1351 NW 12th St., Suite 124
Miami, Florida 33125

Please include the following with your request:

  • Defendant's Name
  • Case Number 
  • Date of Birth
  • Type of Charges
  • Include the type of document needed (i.e. affidavit of arrest (a-form), information/indictment, judgment and sentence, orders of probation-community control, motions, general orders, depositions)
  • Mail appropriate fee: $1 per page.
  • Indicate whether or not the copies should be certified;
  • If certified there will be an additional cost of $2.00 per certification.  
  • Include requestor's name and address.
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • Scanned case files are available on CD disc for $42.00; (Felony Cases - Only).  Additional research fees may apply. 

In Person

Perform an Online History Check using the computers available at:
Miami-Dade County - Criminal Division
Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building
1351 NW 12th St., Suite 9000
Miami, Florida 33125

Online

The Criminal History Check (CHIS letter) can be requested at Criminal Justice search (select Defendant tab).


Business Hours:  9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday,
(Except on County-Observed Holidays)

Method of payments accepted:

  • Cash (only in person)
  • Cashier Check or Money Order;
    Payable to: Clerk of Courts;
  • Visa, MasterCard or American Express;
  • No personal checks.