Skip to Main Content. Registered sex offenders are required to periodically report to the local law enforcement authority to verify the accuracy of the registration information and to promptly report certain changes in the information as those changes occur. Any person with a reportable conviction occurring on or after September 1, shall have a duty to register.
State law specifically makes most information in this database freely available to the public. A person convicted for a non-Texas offense that contains elements substantially similar to an offense that requires registration in Texas shall have a duty to register.
You may search by name, address, county, school, and zip code. An Offender who fails to comply with any registration requirement is subject to felony prosecution.
The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program Chapter 62 of the Code of Criminal Procedure is a sex offender registration and public notification law designed to protect the public from sex offenders. Please review the Sex Offender Frequently Asked Questions for more detailed information about sex offender registration in Texas.
A sex offender who fails to comply with any registration requirement is subject to felony prosecution. Who Must Register?