State Office of Administrative Hearings
State Office of Administrative Hearings


    Because of the logistical and security arrangements associated with the visit of Pope Francis to El Paso on February 17, the SOAH El Paso office will be closed that day.   The office will be open for regular hours on February 16 and 18.  


Filing Copies of Final Orders

Agencies required to send copies of their final orders to SOAH pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 2003.051 (see H.B. 2154, 84th R.S.) should file them in SOAH’s case information system by fax (512-322-2061) or by upload. Document upload is available by clicking the “Electronic Case Files” link at the top of this page. Call SOAH’s Docketing Department at 512-475-4993 if you need assistance.

Electronic Case Information System

Please click the “Electronic Case Files” link at the upper right corner of this page to access SOAH’s electronic case information system. Please use the following fax numbers for all general docket cases:

512-322-2061 - Austin
512-322-0470 - Corpus Christi
512-322-0471 - Dallas
512-322-0472 - El Paso
512-322-0473 - Fort Worth
512-322-0474 - Houston
512-322-0475 - Lubbock
512-322-0476 - San Antonio

These numbers should be used for all fax communications relating to any case other than the Department of Public Safety’s Administrative License Revocation (ALR) program. The fax numbers remain unchanged for ALR filings.

Documents containing confidential information or personal identifiers such as social security numbers or drivers’ license numbers should not be filed by fax in general docket cases.  See SOAH Procedural Rules 155.101(b) and 155.413.

SOAH Procedural Rules

Click here for SOAH's procedural rules.

Agency Mission

The mission of the State Office of Administrative Hearings is to conduct fair, prompt and efficient hearings and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings and to provide fair, logical and timely decisions.