Instant Access to Missouri State, Franklin County and Municipal Records

"Publicly available records are a fundamental guarantee of our Freedoms & Democracy."
William Ratcher - Founder of

Missouri Public Records

The Missouri State Records mission is to grant every person the right to detect, obtain, preview and examine public records, ensuring residents of the state of Missouri is provided access in correspondence with the Missouri Public Records Act and Missouri Sunshine Act, both ruling in favor of making public records open and accessible: .

The purpose of the requester is generally immaterial and does not affect a person’s right to obtain access to public records, thus stating that the requester/citizen does not have to reveal a “need to know,” unless the legislature has expressively stated otherwise.

Missouri State Records grants information about the following subjects: Criminal Records, Court Records, Vital Records and State Background Checks, including the information in the number of over 50 million public records.