Duties of the County Clerk
The Monmouth County Clerk is a constitutional and administrative officer elected by the voters of Monmouth County according to state law for a five year term.
Within the Clerk's office are four divisions: Records, Passports, Archives and Elections.
The Monmouth County Clerk has been responsible for maintaining a record of real property transfers in Monmouth County since 1675.
- Election Results
The Archives Division preserves, organizes and provides access to Monmouth County government records of enduring historic value retained on a permanent basis. These records include documents pertaining to deeds, court cases, naturalizations, and many other subjects. Archival records are used for legal, genealogical, historical and other research purposes.
Although the issuance of passports is done by the federal passport agency, the County Clerk's Passport Offices in Freehold and Neptune are available to assist in the preparation of the application which, in turn, is forwarded to the federal Passport Office.
For information relative to the services performed by the County Clerk's Office, please contact: