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Idoni Honored as New York's County Clerk of the Year

County Clerk Wins Two State Awards

Westchester County Clerk Tim Idoni was honored by his peers with two prestigious awards on June 12, 2017 at the New York State Association of County Clerks (NYSACC) conference held in Lake Placid, New York. Idoni, currently serving in his twelfth year as the county’s recorder of land records and Clerk of the Supreme and County Courts, was hailed for his leadership in professional management processes, legislative advocacy and twenty-first century technological advancements. These are the ninth and tenth awards won since 2010, primarily for technological leadership and fiscal efficiency through systems that can be duplicated in counties all over the country.

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Technology Advances Continue, County Clerk Releases 2016 Annual Report

Details Historic Levels of E-Documents

The 2016 Annual Report of The Westchester County Clerk’s Office proudly highlights the continued strength and growth of its electronic filing systems, through which legal and land records pass through on their way to filing and recordation. The system is not only responsible for insuring documents are safely processed and secured but also account for a majority of the funds collected by the office over the past year.  The office collected $ 204,444,018.00 in revenue in 2016 of which $ 28,159,361.98 was turned over to the county of Westchester. The expenditures for the operation of the Clerk’s office in 2016, totaling $ 6,344,163.50 are more than offset by the $ 9,303,259.00 in departmental fees received.

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2017 Mobile Passport Office Coming to A Town Near You!

We're currently scheduling community visits for our Mobile Passport Office's 2017 season.

At the Mobile Office, our Community Outreach staff can assist residents to apply for a United States Passport, including taking passport photos on site. On average, over 900 applications are accepted each year at our Mobile Passport Office.  Please see our Calendar of Events for dates when the Mobile Office will be coming to your community, and check back often, as new dates are being added.

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Tutorials Available on County Clerk's YouTube Channel

Westchester County Clerk's YouTube Channel Features Tutorials on Using Our WRO and PREP Systems

The Westchester County Clerk’s YouTube Channel features eight tutorial videos on using Westchester Records Online (WRO) to search for land and legal records and using the Property Records Electronic Portal (PREP) to record land records in Westchester County.

Tutorials for WRO and PREP include:

WRO PREP
Searching Maps The Basics of Using PREP
Basics of Searching Land Records Entering a Deed in PREP
Basics of Searching Legal Records Entering a Mortgage in PREP
Viewing Images as a Registered User Entering a Satisfaction in PREP

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Need a Document? Check Westchester Records Online

Search thousands of Westchester County Clerk records right from your home or office through our online portal, Westchester Records Online (WRO), by clicking the "Records Online" button on the left. You can find records ranging from 18th century deeds to judgments entered in our Legal Division last week to subdivision maps and atlases spanning the entire history of Westchester County. There is a fee to view images of documents (to offset the cost of scanning these documents), but quite a bit of data about a document is available free of charge. Click on "Records Online" and follow the instructions on the screen to get started. Sensitive documents such as matrimonial judgments or other sealed documents are not available online and require you to visit our office in White Plains and show proper identification. For more information, call 914-995-3080.

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This county and each of its municipalities offer something unique to residents and I am certain that you will enjoy the experience of living here.  The Office of the Westchester County Clerk works to improve the quality of life of Westchester residents each and every day.  Our office is located at 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., White Plains, NY 10601 and can be reached by entering through the Richard J. Daronco Courthouse entrance.  The office is open Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays, from 8 a.m. until 5:45 p.m. 

Our Office is entrusted with key land, legal and business records which touch the lives of all County residents.  We strive to ensure that these records are not only safeguarded, but that they are also made accessible in a way that appropriately protects the identity of potentially vulnerable parties.  We process pistol permit applications and have the privilege of performing the naturalization of our newest American citizens.  We also take pride in having one of the most technologically advanced offices in the State of New York.  Please do not hesitate to contact our office if we can be of assistance to you as you settle in to life in Westchester County.
 
Need a Land or Legal Record?
Learn what information you can find online, which documents can be viewed at our office, and which documents must be ordered from our Records Center.


Doing Business in Westchester
If you are doing business in the County of Westchester under a name other than your own, and you are not a corporation, limited partnership or limited liability company, you must file a Business Certificate in our office.


Need Your Deed?
Our office records and maintains all Westchester County land records.  Visit our office to explore documents dating back to colonial days or just to look up your own deed. 


Hiring A Plumber or Electrician?
Our staff is ready to assist plumbers and electricians who are applying for professional licenses as well as residents who wish to check to see if the tradesperson they are about to hire is licensed and insured. 

Need a U.S. Passport?
Our staff is committed to making the process of securing a passport as efficient as possible.  In order to help us do so, do not wait until the last minute.  Apply now.


Need A Sporting License?
Our staff is ready to assist you in obtaining your hunting, fishing, trapping and sporting licenses in our White Plains office.

 

Are You A Veteran?
Any veteran residing in Westchester County can file his or her military discharge papers, or DD-214s, in the Office of the Westchester County Clerk free of charge.

Can't Make It To White Plains?
Our community outreach staff appears throughout Westchester County in our mobile office.  To learn where our Mobile Office will appear next, please visit our online calendar.
 

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Visiting Our Office?

Enter through the courthouse and proceed to the third floor.

Richard J. Daronco Courthouse
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
White Plains, NY 10601

Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm
Passport Hours: 8am - 4:30pm
Closed on official holidays.

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, October 4

Naturalization Ceremony
Daronco Courthouse
2pm - 3pm
(New Citizens arrive at 1pm)

111 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
White Plains, NY 10601


Thursday, October 12

Mobile Passport Outreach
Mt. Pleasant
11am - 2pm

Mt. Pleasant Community Center
125 Lozza Drive
Vahalla, NY 10595


Tuesday, October 17

County Center
Senior Law Day
8:30am - 2pm

198 Central Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601


Full Calendar of Events