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Property Search
Search for District of Columbia property sales and assessment records by property ID, address, or neighborhood.
Assessor, Collector, Delinquent Taxes, Tax Sales
District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue, Real Property Tax Administration
1101 4th Street, SW, Suite 270 West, Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 727-4829 Fax: (202) 442-6304

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Business Licenses
View District of Columbia information about business licenses including how to start a business, finance a business, apply for a business license, and more.

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CBE Certified Contractors
Search District of Columbia certified local, small, and disadvantaged business enterprises records.

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Insurance, Securities and Banking Licenses
Search District of Columbia insurance, securities and financial institution license records by name or license number.

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Real Estate Sales
Search District of Columbia real property sales records by address or property id number.

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Recorded Documents
Search for District of Columbia recorded land documents. Viewing of index data is free; fees apply for document images.
Recorder of Deeds
District of Columbia Recorder of Deeds
1101 4th Street, SW, 5th Floor, Washington DC 20024
Phone: (202) 727-5374

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Birth and Death Records
View information about ordering certified copies of the District of Columbia birth and death certificates in person, by mail, by phone, or online.

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Corporate Filings
Search District of Columbia corporation records. Additional services include name reservation filing, report filing, trade name registration, status certificate requests, domestic and foreign qualification, and formation filings. Registration is required.

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Crime Statistics
View District of Columbia crime statistics for each police district and citywide.

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Inmate Search
Search District of Columbia inmate records through Vinelink.
Department of Corrections
District of Columbia Department of Corrections
1923 Vermont Avenue, NW, Room 203 N, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 673-7316 Fax: (202) 671-2043

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Health Professional Licenses
Search District of Columbia Health Professional licenses by name or license number.

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Major Cases and Unsolved Homicides
View District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department's unsolved homicide case files from 1951 to present.

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Marriage Licenses
View information about obtaining a District of Columbia marriage license, certified copies, and requesting a civil wedding ceremony.

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Missing Children
View information about and photographs of District of Columbia missing children.

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Police Reports
View information about obtaining District of Columbia accident, incident, and offense reports, criminal histories and police clearances.

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Professional and Occupational Licenses
Search District of Columbia professional and occupational licensing records, including accountants, appraisers, architects, asbestos workers, athlete agents, barbers, electricians, boxing and wresting, funeral directors, plumbers, engineers, and real estate agents.

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Absentee Ballot Request
Request a District of Columbia absentee ballot online.

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Absentee Ballot Status
Search District of Columbia absentee ballot status by name, date of birth, and zip code.

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Bar Association Disciplinary History
Search District of Columbia Bar Association disciplinary history from 1979 to the present by attorney name.

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Bar Association Membership Directory
Search District of Columbia Bar Association member directory by name.

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Delinquent Taxpayers
View District of Columbia delinquent taxpayers including current and prior years.

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Directory of Services
Search District of Columbia department phone directory by agency or service name.

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Election Results
View District of Columbia 1994 to current election results.

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Environmental Protection Services
View information about District of Columbia environmental services, such as air quality monitoring, hazardous waste disposal, green energy, and natural resource protection.

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Food Establishment Closures
View District of Columbia current list of food establishment closures and restorations.

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Food Facility Inspections
Search District of Columbia food facility inspection results, or register to receive email alerts.

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Government Jobs
View District of Columbia government job openings and employment information.

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Library Databases
Search District of Columbia library databases, including genealogy, newspapers, magazines, and general reference. A DC Public Library card is required to access these databases.

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Obituary Records
Search District of Columbia obituary records by name of deceased, publication date or obituary text.

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Online Voter Registration
Complete a District of Columbia voter registration application online. You must print, sign and return your application by mail.

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Permit Status Search
Search District of Columbia building permit application status by application number or property address.

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Political Contribution and Expenditure Search
Search District of Columbia political contributions and expenditures.

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Polling Locations
View list of District of Columbia polling locations.

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Polling Place Locator
Search District of Columbia polling locations by address or precinct number.

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Property Information Verification System
Search District of Columbia Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs property zoning information by address.

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Sex Offender Registry
Search District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department's sex offender registry for Class A and Class B sex offenders.

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Special Ballot Status
Search District of Columbia special ballot status by name, date of birth, and zip code.

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Tax Sale
View District of Columbia first-come, first-served special deed tax sale information and property listings.

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Unclaimed Property
Search the District of Columbia unclaimed property records.

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Voter and Election Information
View District of Columbia voter registration and election information.

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Voter Registration Status
Search District of Columbia voter registration status by name, date of birth and zip code.

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Ward Maps
View District of Columbia ward maps.

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Council Hearings
View live and archived District of Columbia Council hearings.

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DEA Most Wanted Fugitives
View listings and photos of the most wanted fugitives of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington Division.

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District Closures
View District of Columbia up-to-date information on closures and alerts for schools, government offices, libraries, streets, traffic conditions, and public transportation.

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Driver Record Request
View information about requesting District of Columbia driver records. Certified copies of your 3, 5, or 10 year drivers record can be requested by mail or in person at a designated DC DMV service location. A certified driver record contains the DC DMV stamp and is required for most official purposes. Non-certified driver record can be purchased online.

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Employment Services
View information about business and employee issues such as workers' compensation, safety and health, and youth employment.

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GIS Mapping
View interactive GIS maps of the District of Columbia, including business incentives, campaign contributions, crime statistics, boundaries, school profiles, and more.

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Legislative Information Management System
Search for District of Columbia legislation, status of bills or resolutions, action agenda of legislative meetings, contract summaries, and voting records, and a list of all legislation introduced by the Council.

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Most Wanted Persons
View District of Columbia Department of Corrections most wanted persons.

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Municipal Regulations
View and search DC municipal regulations and the DC register.

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Official Code
Search or view District of Columbia official code.

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Online Driver's License Renewal
Renew your District of Columbia driver license online.

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Public School Information
Search District of Columbia schools by school type, grade level or ward. View information about school scores.

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Tax Refund Status
Search the status of your District of Columbia tax refund by social security number and refund amount.

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Towed Vehicle Locator
Search for District of Columbia towed vehicles by license tag or VIN.

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Traffic Camera Location Map
View a map of real time traffic cameras of District of Columbia streets and intersections.

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Zoning Maps
Search interactive zoning maps of the District of Columbia.