Michael P. Kearns

Michael P. Kearns
Erie County Clerk

Michael P. Kearns was sworn in as the Erie County Clerk on December 5, 2017. A life-long resident of South Buffalo, Michael “Mickey” Kearns graduated from Bishop Timon High School. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Erie Community College and Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Canisius College. He has served as an elected official since 2006 as the South District Council Member in the City of Buffalo and in 2012 was elected New York State Assemblyman to represent the 142nd District (then the 145th district). As Erie County Clerk, he prioritizes excellent customer service while efficiently and effectively serving the people of Erie County.

Erie County Clerk Michael P. Kearns welcomes you to the website of the Erie County Clerk’s Office. If you need further assistance, please contact our office at 716-858-8785.

What's Happening in the County Clerk's Office
A Passport Outreach will take place from 11am to 2pm on October 24th at Lancaster Town Hall. You may apply for either a NEW Passport Card, Passport or both. Please see the "passports" section located under the "services" tab for more information on what to bring.
County Clerk launches “Ready, Reserve, Renew” initiative to help improve efficiencies in Auto Bureau   Buffalo, N.Y.: Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns announced the opening of Ready Centers for residents who want either a REAL ID compliant driver’s...
Kearns says we can never say ‘thank you’ enough to our veterans Cheektowaga, NY - Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns unveiled the newest reserved parking space for Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veterans at MDS Associates Wednesday afternoon. This will be the sixth reserved space...
Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns expands pistol permit services to Cheektowaga   Cheektowaga, NY- Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns cut the ribbon to officially open the new Erie County Pistol Department Satellite Office. Located at Erie...
County Clerk Mickey Kearns and Mercy Hospital Team Up To Offer Free Stroke Prevention Screenings Screenings kicked off at Downtown Buffalo Auto Bureau on September 26               ...
ERIE COUNTY CLERK KEARNS HIRING PART-TIME EMPLOYEES FOR AUTO BUREAUS  Part-time Motor Vehicle Cashiers needed at Auto Bureaus   Erie County, NY- Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns is looking to hire part-time cashiers for the County Auto Bureaus. The work involves responsibility for...
PURPLE HEART VETERANS FROM ACROSS ERIE COUNTY JOIN CLERK KEARNS ON NATIONAL PURPLE HEART DAY TO UNVEIL THE ‘WILLIAM J. DONOVAN PURPLE HEART RECIPIENTS BOOK OF MERIT’ Four-hundred and five Erie County Purple Heart Recipients recognized in the Book of Merit  ...
ERIE COUNTY CLERK KEARNS OPENS TONAWANDA AUTO BUREAU FOR SATURDAY SERVICE Erie County remains only county in NY to offer weekend DMV service   Tonawanda, NY- Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns was joined by Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and Ken-Ton Chamber of Commerce...
ERIE COUNTY CLERK KEARNS MAKES REQUEST TO LEGISLATURE FOR SIGNIFICANT TECHNOLOGY IMPROVEMENTS AT THE CLERK’S OFFICE   Kearns to improve software, automated kiosks, computer systems and more at Clerk’s Office, no cost to taxpayers.  ...
ERIE COUNTY CLERK KEARNS OPENS ADDITIONAL WEEKEND AUTO BUREAU SERVICE  Northtowns Auto Bureau to begin Saturday service, first expansion of weekend service in more than ten years    Tonawanda, NY-...
  KEARNS CALLS ON NYS DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO UPDATE LICENSE RENEWAL NOTIFICATION LETTER  NYS fails to notify renewal applicants of necessary documentation required for Real ID & Enhanced Driver License; Renewals turned away daily for improper...
WITH GRAND ISLAND BRIDGE TOLLS NOW CASHLESS, CLERK KEARNS REMINDS DRIVERS OF E-ZPASS OPTION  E-ZPass tags encouraged as Grand Island tolls go cashless   Grand Island, NY- Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns is encouraging drivers to purchase E-ZPass...