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
Pursuant to the SAFE ACT, a pistol permit holder who received the permit prior to January 15, 2013 must re-certify his/her permit status by January 31, 2018. Please contact the New York State Police Pistol Permit Bureau at 1-855-529-4867 or visit...
Effective September 1, 2017 e-filed documents in Erie County will be available immediately for online public viewing through the New York State Court Electronic Filing system. Unsealed documents were previously visible only after the issuance of an Index Number. After September 1, all documents...
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...