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Waller County Tax Office
Ellen C. Shelburne
Tax Assessor Collector
The Waller County Tax Office is here to serve the taxpayers of Waller County. We know that paying taxes, vehicle registration and getting current tax information can be a hassle. We are here to help you handle your business in the most efficient and friendly way we can.

We provide friendly, efficient and professional services for the tax payers of Waller County. We work as a team providing customers with great customer services.


Tax Office 10 Commandments Of Customer Service
  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. Acknowledge customers by name if possible
  4. Project professionalism, courtesy, and dignity to everyone
  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 what to do" without saying, "But I would be more than happy to find out."
  9. Never blame someone else
  10. Never forget that the customer pays our salary
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Our office is located by the county courthouse in Hempstead. We are here to serve the citizens of Waller County. If you are new to the area, you can register your vehicle here at our office.
Waller County Tax Office Services
The tax office is not responsible for assessing the value of your home or business. To get information on the value of your property, contact the Waller County Appraisal District at 979-921-0060 or visit their web site here. You can also check your tax balance online here



The Waller County Tax Office provides multiple services including:

  • Motor Vehicle Registration and Titles
  • Property Taxes
  • Beer and Liquor License

To Renew Registration You Must Provide The Following State Required Documents

  • Registration Renewal
  • Current Insurance Id Card
  • Current Inspection Report
  • Ag/Timber Exemption Card If Farm Plates
  • Texas DL/ID Must have Waller County Address on it

No renewal form and the vehicle is not in your name you will need to provide the following state required documents

  • Release Of Personal Information (Vtr386)
  • Driver’S License
  • Current Insurance Id Card
  • Current Inspection Report
  • Ag/Timber Exemption Card If Farm Plates

You can stop by our office to make a payment or you may pay online.

tax code

This page contains current tax rate information for all taxing entities.

car registration
We handle your vehicle registration if you are a citizen of Waller County.


  • Ellen C. Shelburne
    Tax Assessor Collector

    Hempstead Office

    730 9th St.
    Hempstead, TX 77445
    Phone: 979-826-7620
    Fax: 979-826-7619

    7:30 AM-4:25 PM
    TITLE TRANSFER 7:30-4:00

    Hempstead Office Staff
    Ellen C. Shelburne
    Tax Assessor Collector

    Yesenia Perez-
    Admin. Assistant

    Gloria Rocha
    Ginger Chandler
    Stephanie Caviness

    Dale Beamon

    Nicole Busler

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    Brookshire Office

    Brookshire Annex Office
    32225 US HWY 90 EAST 
    Brookshire Tx 77423
    Phone: (281)394-3467

    Hours: Monday - Friday
    7:30 AM - 12:00 PM and1:00 PM - 4:25 PM
    TITLE TRANSFER 7:30-4:00

    Elizabeth Matthews
    Admin. Assistant

    Cynthia Ramirez

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    Waller Office

    Waller Annex
    Auto Registration Subcontractor
    Vehicle Registration only with renewal
    Waller City Hall

    Brenda Marino
    (936) 372-3880
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