Records Division

The Universal City Records Division provides the public with copies of open records request, background checks, alarm permits, solicitor licenses, parade permits and fingerprint cards.


Accident and Incident reports can be obtained from the records division or by completing an Open Records Request which can be submitted online for your convenience. Accident reports can also be purchased from TXDOT.

Alarm Permits

To apply for an alarm permit, submit the application online or visit us at the Police Dept. Review City Ordinance 532 for more information.

Alarm Permit Application (payment due within 10dys of submission)

To avoid additional fees and penalties, you must renewed before December 31st of each year.

Solicitor License

To ensure the public safety, comfort, convenience and protection of citizens of Universal City, the city established Ordinance 111, which regulates door-to-door sales and solicitation. If you have an organization that desires to go door-to-door or solicit within the city, it is required that you adhere to City Ordinance 111.

For more information visit Solicitor License.


Residents and business owners of Universal City can obtain fingerprints, either for background investigations or employment applications.


Accident Reports - $6.00
Incident Reports - $.10 (per page)
Alarm Permit Residential - $10.00/yr
Alarm Permit Business - $25.00/yr
Solicitor License - $35 (+ $2/per agent)
Fingerprints - $10 (2 cards)