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All GCTO Branches are open to the public but we encourage you to use the internet if possible and to respect social distancing at all times.  Masks are mandatory!

We will NOT perform motor vehicle services for other counties

Administrative and Property Tax offices (2nd floor Moody) do not have protective barriers thus all business with these departments will be conducted in the Galveston branch. 


Effectively Protest Property Value Information!
Please download and review booklet and spreadsheet posted below and at Press Releases & Other Important Information link at left.  The booklet, in combination with
the spreadsheet provides all the tools needed to protest.






 Cheryl  E. Johnson, PCC

Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector

 Welcome to the Galveston County Tax Office!  Our mission is to provide exemplary service in a cost efficient manner to all customers.  Since 2005, our team has been dedicated to serving the public and governmental entities with enthusiasm and excellence.  We will continue to focus on improving accountability, the quality of services and aggressively seek ways to lower cost.  We are working smarter and delivering more to you!

                                All Departments                 (877) 766-2284 (toll free)
                                Support Services                (877) 766-2284 (toll free)
              Property Tax                         (409) 766-2481
                                  Voter Registration               (888) 976-2280 (toll free) 
                                                                (409) 766-2280
 Questions?  Call toll free or Email:
Motto of the Galveston County Tax Office:  The race for quality has no finish line!
Customer Service Commandments
  1.  The customer is never an interruption to our work...the customer IS our work!
  2.   Brighten every customer’s day.  Greet everyone with a smile.
  3.   Whenever possible, call customers by name.
  4.   Project professional courtesy and dignity.
  5.   State things in a positive way.
  6.   Never argue with a customer.
  7.   Always go the extra mile to provide assistance.
  8.   Never say, “I don’t know” without saying,  but I would be more than
           happy to find out!
  9.   Never blame others.
  10.   Never forget our customers pay our salary.
  11.   Be remarkable!

Off highway vehicle information under Motor Vehicle link!

Forms for each type of service (property tax, motor vehicle, TP&W) are located
at each page.