photo of welcome sign


The Sussex County Clerk's Office offers the public a variety of different services, including recording of and access to public land records (e.g., deeds & mortgages, liens, maps, and genealogical archives), e-recording of land records, mail-in voting, processing of passport applications, filing of veterans DD2-14, issuance of veteran identification cards, and registration of veterans peddlers licenses, swearing in of notary publics, registration of physician's licenses, and registration of religious corporations.

Thanks for visiting the official Web site of the Sussex County Clerk, your Internet guide to the broad range of services available to you as a resident of Sussex County.


The County Clerk’s Office will be closed on Wednesday DEC. 24th and Thursday DEC 25th for the Christmas Holiday. Please accept our best wishes for a happy and healthy holiday season.

Thank you.

News & Updates

November 4, 2014 General Election Official Results.

Sussex County American Legion Posts.

Veterans Cemetery "almost there" The cemetery is expected to be operational by the spring of 2015.

Denim with a Purpose! Sussex County Clerk's staff donate money to local organizations.

Henry Benson
Highly decorated World War II veteran Henry Benson, second from right, was recently presented with a service medal of appreciation from Sussex County Clerk Jeffrey Parrott, left, and Lorraine Hentz of Senior Services. The 94-year-old Benson and his Highland Lakes neighbor, Bill Miklovic, visited the Clerk’s office on April 23 to obtain their veterans identification cards.

Jury Duty Phone Scam The Sussex County Clerk's Office warns Sussex County residents of a jury duty phone scam.

Veteran Status Coming to Driver's Licenses Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a measure that will direct the state Motor Vehicle Commission to include veteran status on driver's licenses.

Veteran ID Card The Sussex County Clerk's Office is proud to be able to offer our local U.S. Veterans a new, courtesy Veteran I.D. Card. When presented at participating stores in the county, veterans receive discounted services and products.

"My County" Poster Contest Fourth graders from all over Sussex County are invited each year to create posters which depict the special and unique qualities about Sussex County and how those qualities relate to the services provided by county government.
Previous Winning Posters

Student e-Packet Are you a student looking for information about Sussex County? We can help.

"Vote By Mail" Changes The rules surrounding voting by mail (formerly known as Absentee Voting) changed in July 2009.

Foreclosure Information How homeowners can protect themselves, foreclosure mediation, more.

Recorder's Document Reference Manual The manual includes forms, a glossary and much more.

The Sussex County Clerk's Office makes most if its public records available for on-line viewing. Electronic deed and mortgage records are available from 1950 to present, with lien documents available from 2008 forward.

Click the search icon below to search our records now.

Note that search is only supported on Internet Explorer vsns 5.5 and above. Use of pop-up blockers may interfere with some features of this web site. It is recommended that you disable pop-up blockers while using this web site. Learn How.

search icon
Electronic Records Search

The Sussex County Clerk's Office also offers electronic recording of many land records. Click the e-Recording icon.

search icon
Electronic Recording

Open Public Records (OPRA) requests should be directed to the Clerk of the Board, NOT the County Clerk. Download and complete the OPRA request form.