The Frequent Courthouse Visitors program allows approved program participants the option to bypass the metal detectors and X-Ray machines allowing quicker access to secure areas of the Harris County Courthouse facilities.  An individual must meet the following criteria in order to qualify for the issuance of FCV Access.

  • Applicants must demonstrate a level of frequency of entry into the Harris County Courthouse facilities and indicate a need that is of significant benefit to Harris County to warrant bypassing the metal detectors and x-ray machines.

  • Applicants must submit to a criminal history background check completed by a Harris County Law Enforcement agency.

  • FCV applicants are required to complete an online process that includes

    • Submit an approved form of Identification (with photo)

    • Sign Harris County Law Enforcement Agency Background Check Acknowledgement. This will allow the Law Enforcement Agency to conduct a Background Check.

    • Accurately complete the online FCV Program application

    • Sign FCV Program Affidavit

    • Pay the nonrefundable $75 FCV Program fee


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