Records Manager and Freedom of Information Officer
525 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
The Kansas Open Records Act (KORA) guarantees any person the right to inspect
and obtain copies of all public records, unless the records are closed
consistent with specific provisions of law. Within three business days of
receipt a County department must either provide records requested; inform the
requester when, how and at what cost they will be provided, or state why the
records cannot be provided. In some instances, Sedgwick County Government may
not have the records requested, or may need more than three business days to
Certain records are “closed” or restricted in disclosure, to protect
confidential information or protect other public interests. When requested
records cannot be or are not required to be disclosed, County policy is to
provide written denial that cites relevant provisions of law.
Sedgwick County Government wants to refer you to the County department or
other government agency that has the records you need, as soon as possible.
You can use the links found on this page to learn more about how to obtain
marriage, divorce, birth, death, criminal history or various State District
Learn more about information available for
real estate ownership, sales, appraisal and tax records. You can search for and access many of
these records here on the County website.
If you are researching your family history, the
Genealogical Research page
describes information the County has and does not have, and refers you to other
Before you call, email or submit a web request, please take a few minutes to
look over the Other Frequently Requested Records page. It may save you time, by
pointing you directly to the non-County agency or County department that has the
records you seek.
If none of the pages described above take you to what you are looking for,
then visit the Request County Records page to learn how to submit a request.
Finally, if you wish to learn more about the Kansas Open Records Act, your
rights as a requester, and responsibilities of Kansas governments and employees,
visit our More about KORA page.
The Mission of
Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community
so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and
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