Office of the Clerk
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List of Clerk's Services
  • Maintain Property Records
    The Clerk is responsible for recording and preserving all documents pertaining to property holdings in the County. All deeds, mortgages and various liens are recorded and available to the general public. All Major and minor sub-division maps are maintained by this office. More>>
  • Manage Elections
    The Elections Office is responsible for preparing, printing and distributing all mail in, machine and sample ballots for the Primary, General, School Board and Special Elections in Morris County. All results from Federal, State, and County-wide races are tabulated and certified by the Clerk's office. More>>
  • Service and Issue Identification Documents
    The Clerk's Passport office accepts applications for a US Passport and provides many special services such as Wednesday evening hours. Evening hours are also available at other locations periodically during the year. A County Photo ID card is also available as well as a Child ID card with fingerprints for children. More>>
  • Issue and Maintain Documents
    All Notary Publics who reside in Morris County are sworn in and their recors maintained in the Clerk's office. Trade Name name certificates are issued as well as Veterans' Discharges, Attorney's Certificates in Good Standing, Naturalization records, Physician Diplomas, early Marriage Certificates (to 1878), Vendor's Licences and Firemen's Exempt Certificates. More>>
  • Perform Weddings
    The County Clerk is authorized to perform weddings by the State of New Jersey. More>>
  • Publish Morris County Manual
    The County Clerk compiles a public manual of information on the county and its municipalities each year. The manual is available at the County Clerk's Office. More>>



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