Clerk Offices in New York County, New York

Find New York County, New York clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.

There are 2 Clerk Offices in New York County, New York, serving a population of 1,653,877 people in an area of 23 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 826,938 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 11 square miles.

In New York, New York County is ranked 60th of 62 counties in Clerk Offices per capita, and 1st in Clerk Offices per square mile.


New York Clerk 141 Worth Street New York, NY

New York County Clerk 60 Centre Street New York, NY

About the New York County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in New York County, NY are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The New York County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through New York state, New York County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • New York County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • New York County, New York vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
New York County Public Records

New York County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain New York County property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages New York County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of New York County permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

New York County Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. New York County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of New York County Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local New York County ordinances, regulations and New York state law.