Records Section Services and Fees
The following services are provided by the Tampa Police Department's Records Section. The associated fees listed are approximate and do occasionally vary. For further information concerning service fees please contact the Records Section at (813) 276-3250.
Name Checks: $3.00 per name plus an additional $3.00 fee for each alias name
Grid/Address Searches: $3.00 per address or grid per year. Searches producing more than 20 pages will be charged an additional 15 cents per page. Historical data (those years prior to 1993) are run by another city department and their fee is $35.00 per year.
Visa: $3.00 per name plus an additional $2.00 per name for certification
Online Reports: Currently only Traffic Crash reports older than 60 days may be ordered online.
Mail Requests: $2.00 per report plus a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Check or money orders should be made payable to the City of Tampa.
Mail to: Tampa Police Department, Attention: Records Section, 411 N Franklin Street Tampa, Florida 33602
*All Traffic Crash reports less than 60 days old MUST be accompanied by a Sworn Statement for Traffic Crash Report Information form and a copy of your current photo identification. Click here for more information and to download the form.
Photos: $1.00 for copies of mug shots. Crime scene photos are reproduced by the department's Forensic Investigation Unit. Their photo lab can be reached at (813) 276-3382.
Inspection Fee: $4.00 fee for having an officer inspect a vehicle for citation repairs. (this fee is established by the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles)
Certification: Any reports or name checks are certified for $1.00
Report Copies: Copies reproduced at the Records Section service counter at One Police Center, 411 N Franklin St, Tampa Florida, 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Charges for reports are 15 cents for single sided pages.
Extensive Clerk Fees: Any requests involving an extraordinary amount of clerk time will be charged an additional $23.00 per hour for processing plus the cost of copies.