Community Action Division
Community Action Centers have cancelled all senior programming until further notice.
Orange County Property Appraiser’s downtown office lobby is closed to visitors, and staff is working remotely. Field Appraisers are permitted to visit residential properties but are not engaging with taxpayers and are equipped with virus mitigation and sanitizing supplies. The customer service phone line (407-836-5044) and website (www.ocpafl.org) with a chat feature are available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tax Collector’s Office
The Tax Collector’s Office is open to the public by appointment only. Visit octaxcol.com to schedule an appointment. Please review the screening questions at octaxcol.com/covid19.
Online services: Many services, including driver license renewals, vehicle registration renewals, property and business tax payments, title transactions, and disabled parking permit applications may be completed online, by email or by mail. Visit octaxcol.com/covid19 to learn more.
Clerk of Courts and Courthouse
The Orange County Clerk’s Office has expanded limited access to more Clerk services. In order to limit capacity in lobbies, appointments can now be scheduled for the following services and locations:
- Marriage License & Ceremonies – Downtown Courthouse, Winter Park, Apopka, Ocoee
- Passport Applications – Downtown Courthouse, Winter Park, Apopka, Ocoee
- Self Help Center Virtual Attorney Appointments – Downtown Courthouse
For more information or to make payments, view and order court records, file cases, order packets and forms, and make appointments at our website at www.myorangeclerk.com.
Ninth Circuit Court
Accessing the Courthouse
Remember you will need to wear a mask and undergo a health screening before you can enter the courthouse. If you are not feeling well or have been potentially exposed to COVID-19, please contact the courthouse at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on how to reschedule your hearing date or appointment.
- Only employees, litigants, victims, witnesses, counsel and folks headed to clerk’s offices will be admitted to the building. No friends or family will be admitted. (Effective January 11, 2021)
- Only essential matters and other in-person hearings pursuant to the Florida Supreme Court AOSC20-23 (Amendment 8) will be permitted as of January 19, 2021.
Jury trials will resume beginning Monday, February 15. Check www.NinthCircuit.Org/Jurors for reporting information.
Because of the need for social distancing, please do not bring family members on your reporting date. Be sure to request to be excused if you have a valid COVID-19 reason or qualify for one of the excusals listed on your summons.
Under some circumstances, eviction proceedings have resumed. Please refer to the court documents you were mailed for specific instructions. Always consult an attorney for legal advice.
For additional information, please visit COVID-19 | Frequently Asked Questions.