**Special Announcement**

The Galveston Central Appraisal District is currently seeking applicants for our Appraisal Review Board.  Click here for details.



New for 2020-2021

Heir Property Community Guide Brochures, click below for more information :

    English Version

    Spanish Version



Temporary Disaster Exemption

Click the heading above for the form and it is also available under the Forms tab > Forms Homepage.



Don’t be fooled by this Homestead Scam!!

Galveston Central Appraisal District is currently being contacted by home owners who have received letters in the mail from solicitors offering to file their homestead application for a fee. Please be aware, there is NO CHARGE to file a homestead exemption application with the appraisal district. Homestead applications are available: On this website, at the Galveston Central Appraisal District office located at: 9850 Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Ste. A, Texas City, Texas 77591, or the Texas Comptroller website at https://comptroller.texas.gov (Enter Homestead Exemption in the search box). Please contact our office at (409)935-1980 if you have any questions concerning this matter.







Video: A Brief Overview of the Appraisal Process



Please click here for the Spanish Version


Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Galveston Central Appraisal District is to provide the best possible customer service through teamwork, a positive attitude, a well educated and informative staff and through an accountable system which uses technology, positive communication and a helpful manner in order to ensure the taxing jurisdictions, property owners and the public a smooth transition and experience.


Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district.  We are continuing to update the website, so please contact us or check back later for more updates.  Please email or call us if you have any questions or concerns.