Rapid E-Search --- Online Access

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We hope you find our online resource, RAPID E-Search, to be an easy and convenient way of accessing the information needed from your home or office. Most of the information available through our public access computers in the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court’s (hereinafter referred to as "Clerk of Court") office is accessible from your desktop. Our service will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, except for periodic web-site maintenance and our daily 3:00 A. M. backup.

In addition to searches, you can now order redacted copies of the documents through our online RAPID E-Search resource. Simply follow the prompts that appear after completing a search and clicking the image button. After purchase, your copies will be available to print or download for 30 days. Certified copies must be requested in person or by mail. Click HERE for the request form.


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Index Available
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Images Available
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Civil and Probate Suit Inquiry   

October 1984

March 1994

Criminal Inquiry

January 1984

May 2003 Bills of Information

Daily Register   


Marriage License Inquiry   

January 1865


Recording - Charters and Articles of Incorporation Inquiry   

January 1984


Recording - Chattel Mortgage Inquiry   

January 1984


Recording - Conveyance Inquiry (Includes Donation as of May, 1 1984.)   

January 1984

January 1984

Recording - Mortgage Inquiry (Notes as of January 1, 2016)   

January 1984

January 1984

Recording - Notarial Adoption Inquiry   

January 1984

February 1987

Recording - Notary Bonds and Other Bonds Inquiry   

January 1984

February 1987

Recording - Oaths of Office Inquiry   

January 1984

February 1987

Recording - Plats Inquiry   

January 1984


Tax Roll Inquiry   

Tax Year 1987


Traffic Inquiry   

January 1990


Select Index or Documents prior to 1984 (Recording)

January 1865

January 1865


RAPID E-Search works with most devices that have internet browsing capabilities. However, it is best suited for personal computers running the latest operating system, a current browser, a current version of Adobe® Acrobat/Reader, and broadband Internet access. A valid and regularly checked email address is required for notification purposes.

RAPID E-Search requires the use of cookies. These cookies contain NO personal or account-specific information and are used solely to enhance site performance and browsing capabilities. Though accepting/enabling cookies is the default for all browser types, it is possible your browser has been set to disable cookies. If cookies have been disabled on your browser, check the browser’s help resources for the proper method to enable cookies or enable cookies only for the Clerk of Court’s website/domain through an exception list.

RAPID E-Search also requires JavaScript to be enabled/allowed. JavaScript is a web programming language used for enhancing user interfaces by allowing web-pages to be more interactive. Like with cookies, if JavaScript has been disabled/blocked on your browser, check the browser’s help resources for the proper method to enable/allow JavaScript or enable/allow JavaScript only for the Clerk of Court’s website/domain through an exception list.

Any network security on your computers or network equipment must allow access to port 80 and 443 of the Clerk of Court’s domain. The older version of our software requires you to allow access to port 4095 of the Clerk of Court’s domain.

Schedule of Fees and Setup Procedure

Subscription Access

Subscription Fee

Printing Charge

Daily (24 Hours)


$1.00 per page

Monthly (31 Days)


$.75 per page

Annually (365 days)


$.75 per page

To sign up for RAPIDE E-Search access simply follow the prompts that appear after clicking on the RAPID E-Search link on the Clerk of Court’s home page. The process begins by registering and then an email is sent for confirmation. When the account is setup, you will receive an invoice in your cart that appears on the top left of the page’s MENU drop down. Pay for the selected subscription plan and you will be subscribed upon credit card authorization.

Privacy Statement

In the setup process to use RAPID E-Search, the Clerk of Court gathers personal information such as name, email address, and credit card information. This information is used strictly in the setup, communication, and payment of RAPID E-Search. During setup, a subscriber is required to include contact information (name, email address, etc.) which is used strictly to contact you regarding account questions or concerns.

In addition to contact information, the payment processor collects credit card information for billing purposes. The Clerk of Court does not store this information. Precautions are taken to protect all information, including sensitive financial information requested by the payment processor. When sensitive information is submitted via the website, this information is protected both online and offline; wherever sensitive information is requested, that information is encrypted and securely transmitted. You can verify this by looking for a closed lock icon on your web browser or by looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While the Clerk of Court uses encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. The computers/servers in which sensitive information is submitted are kept in a secure environment.

No contact information collected for RAPID E-Search will be shared with any third party outside of the Clerk of Court’s office. We are the sole owners of the contact information collected on this site. Your information is not sold to anyone. It will be used solely as a means to communicate with our subscribers.


Access to RAPID E-Search is personal as between the Clerk of Court and the subscriber who shall not allow use by any other person, firm, corporation, or entity. Access to the website is for inquiry and document purchasing only and limited to individuals via the web-form interface provided by the Clerk of Court. Any other access to or use of the service or data is prohibited. Prohibited actions include but are not limited to all means of automated, scripted, unattended or software agent data collection (i.e. Robot); data mining or scraping; or high volume demands on the service. The subscriber acknowledges that access to the Clerk of Court’s records through RAPID E-Search is a privilege which may be withdrawn if the above mentioned provisions are breeched. The subscriber’s access will then be by ordinary means.

The subscriber is responsible for the safeguarding, security, and protection of User ID’s and Passwords to RAPID E-Search resource. At no time should the subscriber grant access to his/her account by providing someone else the password.

The Clerk of Court assumes no responsibility to the subscriber for the data stored in the computer system. The subscriber acknowledges that the original records as filed and/or indexed in the physical office location of the Clerk of Court are the official public records of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. The subscriber agrees that entry into the Clerk of Court’s system (RAPID E-Search) shall be used for inquiry and document purchasing only.


While the Clerk of Court’s Office has tried to ensure the accuracy of the online version of its public records, these indices and documents are not official. The Clerk of Court will not be responsible for any inaccuracies that may be encountered. Only the public records of Rapides Parish provided in the Rapides Parish Courthouse in Alexandria, LA shall be referenced as the Official Public Records. In any situation where the Official Public Records differs from the online version, the Official Public Records will take precedence.

The Clerk of Court disclaims any responsibility and makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, accuracy, content, or completeness of any information contained in the website. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the subscriber.

The Clerk of Court shall not be liable for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use or misuse of the online version of the public records index and/or the documents/information contained in it. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Clerk of Court and anyone involved in storing, retrieving, or displaying this information for any damage of any type that may be caused by retrieving this information over the Internet.

Property descriptions and considerations in the index are intended as reference material only and to assist in finding certain acts recorded in the Clerk of Court's Office.  Property descriptions and considerations should not be used as a substitute for legal materials contained in the original documents. The Clerk of Court is not responsible for the information contained in this index except as provided for by law.

For security and analytic purposes, information about searches conducted through RAPID E-Search maybe logged. Information collected from these logs will be used to maintain and improve this service.