Marks and Brands Renewal

Pursuant to Texas Agricultural Code 144.044 all marks, brands, and tattoos currently registered with the County Clerk will expire on August 31, 2021.  The renewal period for all marks, brands, and tattoos is September 1, 2022, through February 28, 2023 and the effective date of the applications filed during this period of time is August 31, 2022 to August 30, 2032.

Pursuant to Agriculture Code Sec 144.041, each person that owns cattle, hogs, sheep or goats shall record that person's earmarks, brands, tattoos, and electronic devices with the County Clerk of the County of the County in which the animals are located. Each person that owns a horse shall record an identification mark authorized by Section 144.001(b) with the County Clerk of which the animal is located. 

Printable Application with an effective date of August 31, 2022 to August 30, 2032:
Mark and Brand Application

  • To contact the department that processes this type of request, please email 

Owners/Agents will have the ability to complete the application from home beginning August 31, 2021. 

Brand Book Link: 

For Customers: When adding New Registration for a New Brand through the online method from our main Marks and Brands page:

  • Once you are on
  • Click Add a new Brand
  • Select Rockwall County
  • Click Done
  • It changes the New Registration for Rockwall County at the top
  • Click add Brand Image
  • Enter Brand Description
  • Add Species
  • First Location
  • Second Location if any
  • Click + add ($0.00)
  • NOTE: You can file the application for more than one species at a time
  • Choose to include the Mark with your brand for an additional fee of $26.00
  • Include a Tattoo Description for an additional fee of $26.00
  • Click on the shopping basket to Checkout ($) 
  • A confirmation page will appear, and you must agree to the terms and conditions by checking the box
  • Click purchase
  • The Certified Payments Applications Appears
  • Enter the Credit Card details i.e., choose one of the payment methods by clicking on the picture i.e., Visa/MasterCard/Discover/echeck
  • Enter Payment Information e.g., Credit Card Number, Exp Date, Sec Code, and billing details
  • NOTE: The name of the person filing the application may prepopulate on the Last Name line so you may need to edit this and enter the First Name and Last Name
  • Click next
  • You will now see the “Review Payment” page
  • Verify information
  • Check the box I’m not a robot
  • You will see the LEGAL NOTICE and you will be required to agree by clicking the space next to “I Agree” to the terms and conditions
  • Click Process Payment
  • Confirm Payment by clicking Yes
  • You will see a Digital Receipt on your screen
  • Click next
  • You have now prompted an email be sent to the Rockwall County Clerk Marks and Brands email
  • The status of the brand is now pending


Helpful Links:

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association