Erie County Clerk's Office COVID-19 Response

UPDATE: Tuesday, March 31, 2020, the Erie County Clerk’s Office and Erie County Auto Bureau facilities will be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC and will be in effect through April 15, 2020, at which time it will be reevaluated to determine whether to reopen facilities to the public. This closure includes attorneys and Title Companies closing real estate deals. 

The exception of this policy is those parties filing any court proceedings or motions deemed essential by order of the New York State Unified Court System.  

The Erie County Clerk’s Office Land Records Department will still record documents, but those documents must be submitted via “e-record” or sent to the Erie County Clerk’s Office via USPS/UPS/FedEx. We will not accept any personal service or couriers. If you have any questions with respect to recording, please email john.fenz@erie.gov . 

MOTORIST ALERT!

UPDATE: All Erie County Auto Bureaus have suspended operational services through April 15, 2020.

Effective March 20, 2020: Per Temporary Modification of Laws Relating to the Executive Order (202.8) declaring a State Disaster Emergency for the entire State of New York, the Governor has temporarily modified the Vehicle and Traffic Law through April 19, 2020, per the following:

All Licenses, non-Driver ID's and Registrations with an expiration date of March 1, 2020 or later to be extended; this includes all motor vehicles or trailer, motorcycle, snowmobile, a vessel, a limited use vehicle, and an all-terrain vehicle;

All temporary registrations issued by Auto Dealers with an expiration date of March 1, 2020 or later to be extended; ALL NYS DMV offices are CLOSED and ALL road tests are suspended until further notice.

If you have any questions with respect to Auto Bureau/DMV operations please email ErieCountyClerkOffice@erie.gov or vist the Auto Bureau Question and Answer page as it relates to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

***This information is current as of 3/31/2020 3:00 PM***