The County Clerk's Office is responsible for recording, filing and maintaining a central repository of legal documents and records affecting property titles (including land and real estate transactions-deeds and mortgages), those related to corporate filings, assumed names, and, as Clerk of the Supreme Court and County Courts, all court pleadings and papers.

The County Clerk's Office also operates the Pistol Permit Department as well as accepts Passport applications for United States citizens applying for a U.S. Passport for the first time.

In addition, the local Auto Bureau is managed and staffed by personnel of the County Clerk's Office. The Clerk oversees the operations of two Auto Bureau branches, four satellite offices and one Mobile unit serving four locations on a weekly schedule. The Auto Bureau offers a full range of services related to motor vehicles and licenses as an agent for the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.

What's Happening in Erie County Clerk's Office
Reminding Motorists that April is Donate Life Month
Erie County, NY– The Erie County Clerk’s Office is again teaming up with Unyts and the New York Alliance for Donation (NYAD) during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the New York State Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national month-long observance aimed at raising public...
Do you need A copy of a Public Record like a deed or a Mortgage? Head on over to our new Online Record Request page and select the Online Request Form to submit your request today! General Rules for Requesting...

Riders Save Money And Help County retain Up To $1.5M Locally

Erie County, NY- The Erie County Clerk’s Office wants to remind snowmobilers to register their sleds “locally” and avoid the registration rush by mailing in...