Welcome to the official website of Jefferson County New York

County Clerk

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¬ Use the left side menu to find out more information on the below Services.

ATTENTION: As of today, June 24th, the Governor has discontinued the State of Emergency that has been in effect since last year. This means any expired Registrations and ID/Licenses are no longer valid. If you need to come in to our office please make an appointment at https://jeffersoncountywatertowndmv.setmore.com/ or call us at 315-785-3312.

DMV Services Provided:

Visit the NYS DMV website at https://dmv.ny.gov/ for more information about Forms and Fees

Land Records, Court Records & Records Management Services Provided:

  • Recording of various Real Property documents
    • E-Recording also accepted
  • Filing of Supreme & County Court cases
    • E-Filing Mandatory for most case types
  • Notary Services - Per Notary Public License Law §534 County Law
  • Passports
  • Public Records Searches
  • Copy Requests
  • Schedule your appointment at https://jeffersoncountyclerksoffice.setmore.com/

Please review our County Clerk Fee Schedule to confirm service fees. *Please note our fees are set by New York State and are subject to change*

Click here to view our Payment for Services Policy.

If you need to post a Legal Notice in the Newspaper click here to view the list appointed by the Board of Legislators.


Gizelle J. Meeks                 

Jefferson County Clerk

Contact Us:

DMV - Dept. of Motor Vehicles


Records Management







315-785-5048 - Fax

315-785-5145 - Fax

315-785-5145 - Fax

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Schedule a DMV appointment at https://jeffersoncountywatertowndmv.setmore.com/

Schedule a County Clerk appointment at https://jeffersoncountyclerksoffice.setmore.com/

Online Records: Access our records online at searchiqs.com/nyjef. If you have trouble viewing this website, please  contact  IQS at 1-800-320-2617 or email websupport for assistance.