Criminal Background Checks

This office provides viewing access to all public Davidson County criminal records at no charge to the public during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.). Certified copies may be requested in our office or by mail for a fee of $5.00 per certification and seal (T.C.A. 8-21-401(i)(5), plus $0.50 per page (T.C.A. § 8-21-401 (i) (4)), or $0.50 per page for non-certified copies. For requests by mail, please contact our office to determine the charge for your request. Include your request, payment in full with cashier’s check or money order, and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Criminal Court Clerk’s Office at 408 2nd Avenue North, Suite 2120 Nashville, TN 37203. Additionally, you may call the Clerk’s Office at (615) 862-5601 to pay with a credit or debit card. Your copy request will not be processed until paid in full.

FREE online record summaries are also available by clicking here.