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A Court Access Card provides expedited access to the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse during all regular courthouse hours at the rear courthouse entrance (401 N. Jefferson St. - Criminal Annex, a.k.a. Law Enforcement Entrance), and it provides expedited access from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the front courthouse entrance (800 E. Twiggs St.).

Download the Court Access Card application for attorneys.

Download the Court Access Card application for legal support staff.

After completing your application, you may scan and email it ― along with a photo of yourself in .jpg format ― to If you would like to use the photo we have on file in our online member directory, please let us know. If you need a photo taken for the application, please call the HCBA at (813) 221-7777 to schedule an appointment.

Or you may mail your completed application to:

Hillsborough County Bar Association
Attn: Court Access Cards
1610 N. Tampa St.
Tampa FL 33602

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

Once your application is processed, we will mail your card to the address on your application, or you can pick it up at the HCBA office.

Please call the HCBA office at (813) 221-7777 if you have questions.

Note: No one is prohibited from entering the courthouse 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.