Winter weather may cause the County Clerk’s Office to open late or, in rare instances, close for the day. Please check the county homepage for posting of delayed openings or closings due to inclement weather.
After a brief closure due to an instance of COVID in the workplace, the County Clerk’s administrative office and records room are once again open to the public.
Due to an instance of COVID19 in the workplace, the County Clerk’s Office administrative offices and records room will be closed to the public until further notice. Please check our website or call 973-579-0900 for updates.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Elevator service is once again available at the Cochran House Building for anyone visiting the County Clerk’s Office in Newton.
Sussex County Clerk Offices Closed February 12 for Lincoln’s Birthday and February 15, 2021, in honor of Presidents’ Day
The Office of the County Clerk will continue to process passport applications, however passport photos will no longer be taken until further notice.
The Clerk’s Office is experiencing delays in the recording of its land documents — which now may take as much as 6-8 weeks from the time of receipt.
Please know that Clerk staff are working hard to meet demand. We ask your patience during these trying times.
Sussex County Clerk Offices Closed January 1, 2021, New Year’s Day
Sussex County Clerk Offices Closed December 24 and December 25, 2020, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
The Sussex County Clerk’s office will be closed December 17 due to inclement weather.