Welcome to the official website of Jefferson County New York

County Clerk

Last Revised: 09/2023

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How to request copies of your divorce:  Divorce Request Fillable Form

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The Jefferson County Clerk’s Office and Watertown DMV are operating by appointment only. Use the links below to schedule your appointment today.

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County Clerk Services Provided:

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

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Contact Us:

DMV-Department of Motor Vehicles dmv@co.jefferson.ny.us
Phone: 315-785-3312, Option 1 Fax: 315-785-5048
Recording-Land/Court jeffcoclerksoffice@co.jefferson.ny.us
Phone: 315-785-3312, Option 2 Fax: 315-785-5145
Records Management recordscenter@co.jefferson.ny.us
Phone: 315-785-3312, Option 3 Fax: 315-785-5145

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

Schedule a County Clerk/Passport 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.