Military Discharge

Stacey Kemp, County Clerk
Elected Official
Stacey Kemp
County Clerk

County Clerk - McKinney
Collin County Administration Building
2300 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 2106
McKinney, Texas 75071
972-548-4185 (McKinney)
972-424-1460 ext. 4185 (Metro)

County Clerk - Plano
900 E. Park, Suite 140-A
Plano, Texas 75074

972-881-3025 (Plano)
972-424-1460 ext. 3025 (Metro)


                          Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

General Information

Military discharge records (DD214) can only be filed in the McKinney location. Certified copies may be obtained from the McKinney and Plano locations to qualified applicants.

Texas Local Government Code, Section 192.002 authorizes the County Clerk to file a military discharge at no cost.

  § 192.002. Military Discharge Records
  (a) The county clerk shall record the official members of the United States armed forces, the United States armed forces reserve, or an armed forces auxiliary.
  (b) The county clerk may not charge a fee for the recording and keeping of a military discharge record.
  Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 149, § 1, eff. Sept. 1,1987.

By filing the military discharge form, a permanent record is maintained for future proof of service for veterans' benefits. The original is returned to the owner after recording. Military records are confidential and can only be released to a qualified applicant. ​​​​​