**Your purple card is valid through January 31, 2014**

Save time and expedite your entry to the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse with a Court Access Card!

Attorneys click
for a Court Access Card attorney application.

Legal Support Staff click
here for a Court Access Card legal support application.

Please fill out the application above and email it to:

Or, if you prefer to mail your application, please use the following address:
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Attn: Court Access Cards
1610 N. Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602

If you have a picture to use on the card, please attach it as a .jpg file in an email to accesscard@hillsbar.com. If you have a photo on file in our online membership directory, please let us know if you would like to use that photo. If you need a photo taken for the application, please call the HCBA at 813-221-7777 to schedule an appointment.

After your application is processed, we will mail it to the address on your application, or you can stop by the HCBA office to pick it up.

The cost of the card is $75 for all first-time applicants, and $50 for card renewals. 

The card provides access during all courthouse hours at the rear entrance
401 N. Jefferson Street (Criminal Annex a.k.a. Law Enforcement Entrance)
 and from 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the front entrance - 
800 E. Twiggs Street (Main Courthouse).

No one is prohibited from entering the courthouse just because he or she does not have a Court Access Card. Rather, the card simply affords the cardholder the privilege of more rapid entrance into the courthouse.