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Office of county clerk

County Clerk

ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE IS
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ALL ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY DMV LOCATIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

***September 1, 2022, changes to New York State firearm laws can be viewed on the New York State Police website. ***

Attention: New York State recently adopted new requirements for the purchase and transfer of ownership of semi-automatic rifles and the purchase, possession, storage, and transport of firearms and ammunition in New York. See the Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Recent Changes to New York State Firearm Laws (PDF).
For additional detail and further guidance, see Questions and Answers Regarding Impacts to Hunting and Hunting-Related Activities from Recent Changes to New York State Firearm Laws (PDF).

Responsibilities:

The St. Lawrence County Clerk provides many functions to the residents of the County, they include Local Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, Clerk of the Supreme and County Court, Registrar of Deeds and Chief Records Officer. These duties and services are continually evolving to face the ever-changing challenges of government.  Most recently e-recorded documents, e-filled documents and online land record searches can be done from the convenience of your home or office saving time and money. 

Services Provided:

  • Recording of various Real Property documents;
  • Filing of Supreme & County Court cases;
  • Processing DMV Transactions based on NYS DMV Regulations;
  • Maintaining Records produced by St. Lawrence County Departments;
  • Notary Services;
  • Passports; and,
  • Pistol Permits

Please review our fee schedule to confirm service fees.

View the list of Newspapers for Legal Notices appointed by the Board of Legislators.

PUBLIC NOTICE: Please be aware if you receive this letter, soon after purchasing property, it is NOT sent by our office. A copy of a filed deed can be obtained from our office for a minimal fee. 

**Disclaimer: Employees of the St. Lawrence County Clerk's Office are NOT attorneys, therefore we cannot give legal advice.**

Find an attorney: St. Lawrence County Bar Association 

2022 Roster of City, County Town & Village Officers of St. Lawrence County

Online Records:
Access our records online at searchiqs.com/NYSTL. If you have trouble viewing this website, please contact IQS at 1-800-320-2617 or email websupport for assistance.

Contact us:

ST LAWRENCE COUNTY CLERK LOCATION & PHONE NUMBER:

  • 48 Court Street, Canton, NY 13617
    Phone: 315-379-2237 | Fax: 315-379-2302

     

ST LAWRENCE COUNTY DMV LOCATIONS & PHONE NUMBERS:

  • 80 St. Hwy. 310, Canton, NY 13617 
     Phone: 315-386-1408 | Fax: 315-379-0788
     
  • 21 Harrowgate Commons, Massena, NY 13662 
     Phone: 315-764-1727 | Fax: 315-764-1728

     
  • 206 Ford St., Ogdensburg, NY 13669
     Phone: 315-393-5386 | Fax: 315-393-5631

     
  • 1227 US Hwy. 11, Gouverneur, NY 13642
     Phone: 315-287-7034 | Fax: 315-393-5631

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