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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.

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.


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.

Here, in one convenient location, you will find a description of our services, detailed instructions, downloadable forms, and fee information for the many services offered by your Sussex County Clerk's Office, located in the county seat of Newton at 83 Spring Street.

If you need assistance or additional information, including our office hours and scheduled closings, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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 AmCad icon below to search our records now.

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AmCad logo-click here to conduct online search of land records

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


Please note that OPRA requests should be directed to the Clerk of the Board, NOT the County Clerk. Mail OPRA requests to:

Clerk of the Board of Chosen Freeholders
Sussex County Administrative Center
One Spring St.
Newton, NJ 07860