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Obtain a Court Clearance

 

Instructions for Obtaining a Certificate of Search (Court Clearance)

A Certificate of Search, or what is more commonly known as a Court Clearance, can be obtained at the Records Section at the Superior Court building in Hagatna, or at the Northern Court Satellite at the Dededo Mall, or you may email your request to: scog.records@guamcourts.org.   The following information must be provided:  (1) your full name; (2) date of birth; and (3) social security number.  Additionally, you will need to present a current and valid photo identification card, or attach a clear copy of a current and valid photo identification card to your email request.  Requests received via email may take three to five business days to complete.

The court fee for the Certificate of Search is $10.00.  Should you require an e-copy of the court clearance, you will be charged an additional $1.00.  Should you want the document mailed to you, you must provide your complete mailing address.  You will also be charged postage via regular USPS mail at $0.48 for standard mail.    

Payment of fees can be made by cashier’s check, postal money order or on-island personal checks for the exact amount due, payable to the Superior Court of Guam and mailed to the following address: 

Superior Court of Guam
Attention:  Records Section
Guam Judicial Center
120 West O’Brien Drive
Hagatna, Guam  96910
 

Payment can also be made by Visa or MasterCard credit card.  Be advised that credit card payments are subject to a 3.10% credit card convenience fee.  The credit card information required is as follows: (1) full name as it appears on the credit card; (2) credit card number; (3) expiration date of the card; and (4) type of credit card.

For more information, please contact the Records Section of the Superior Court of Guam at 671-475-3349 or 671-475-3370, or email your inquiry to: scog.records@guamcourts.org