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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.


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:

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


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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The Westchester County Clerk's office is no longer issuing hunting and fishing licenses. To find out where you can purchase a hunting or fishing license within New York State and Westchester, go to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation  website and the online and phone sporting licenses issuing system.

Contact List by County

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.


The County Clerk’s Office Comes To You

Our regular business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.  If you are unable to visit our office during these hours, Westchester County Clerk Timothy C. Idoni's community outreach staff travel throughout the county to bring the services of the clerk's office closer to Westchester residents.  Our community outreach staff can assist residents and local colleges with varied requests.  Most frequently we assist visitors who wish to apply for a United States Passport, including having a photo taken.

Visit our Calendar of Events for the schedule of where we are appearing next or call 914-995-3082 for more information.

April, 2018

Friday, April 20th, 11am - 2pm
Pelham Town Hall
34 5th Avenue, Pelham, NY 10803

Wednesday, April 25th, 11am - 2pm
James V. Harmon Community Center
44 Main Street, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706

May, 2018

Dobbs Ferry
Friday, May 4th, 11am - 2pm
Dobbs Ferry Village Hall
112 Main Street Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Briarcliff Manor
Monday, May 7th, 11am - 2pm
Briarcliff Manor Village Hall
1111 Pleasantville Road, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

Pound Ridge
Tuesday, May 15th, 11am - 2pm
Scotts Corner Market
Pound Ridge, NY 10576

Wednesday, May 9th, 11am - 2pm
Corner of Main Street and South Washington Street
Tarrytown, NY 10591

Friday, May 18th, 11am - 2pm
Reis Park
82 Primrose Street, Route 139, Somers NY 10589

South Salem
Monday, May 21st, 11am - 2pm

Lewisboro Town Hall
11 Main Street, South Salem, NY 10590

Wednesday, May 23rd, 11am - 2pm
Bedford Hills Town Park
Haines Road, Bedford Hills, NY 10507

June, 2018

Port Chester
Friday, June 1st, 11am - 2pm
Port Chester Village Hall
222 Grace Street, Port Chester, NY 10573

Sleepy Hollow
Saturday, June 2nd, 10am - 2pm
Sleepy Hollow Village Hall
28 Beekman Avenue, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591

Tuesday, June 5th, 11am - 2pm
Mt. Pleasant Community Center
125 Lozza Drive, Valhalla, NY 10595

Friday, June 8th, 11am - 2pm
Chase Road at Boniface Circle
Scarsdale, NY 10583

Mount Kisco
Wednesday, June 13th, 11am - 2pm
Mount Kisco Village Hall
104 Main Street, Mount Kisco, NY 10549

Friday, June 15th, 11am - 2pm
Bronxville Village Hall
200 Pondfield Road, Bronxville, NY 10708

Monday, June 18th, 11am - 2pm
Yorktown Town Hall
363 Underhill Avenue, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Cortlandt Manor
Friday, June 22nd, 11am - 2pm
Cortlandt Town Hall
1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567

Tuesday, June 26th, 11am - 2pm
Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

New Rochelle
Thursday, June 28th, 11am - 2pm
New Rochelle Public Library
Lawton Street side, next to the Library

July, 2018

North Castle
Tuesday, July 10th, 11am - 2pm
North Castle Town Hall
15 Bedford Road, Armonk, NY 10504

Tuesday, July 17th, 11am - 2pm
Joseph G. Caputo Community Center
95 Broadway, Ossining, NY 10562

Thursday, July 19th, 11am - 2pm
Depot Square
Tuckahoe, NY 10707

Saturday, July 21st, 10am - 4pm
Celebrate Greenburgh Day at Anthony F. Veteran Park
10 Olympic Lane, Ardsley, NY 10502

Friday, July 27th, 11am - 2pm
Village Green on Boston Post Road
1051 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580

Tuesday, July 31st, 11am - 2pm
Peekskill Neighborhood Center, in front of the Library
4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566

August, 2018

North Salem
Monday, August 6th, 11am - 2pm
North Salem Town Hall
266 Titicus Road, North Salem, NY 10560

Mt. Vernon
Friday, August 10th, 11am - 2pm
Mount Vernon City Hall, Stevens Avenue Side
1 Roosevelt Square, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

Thursday August 20th, 11am - 2pm
Tibbetts Brook Pool
355 Midland Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704

For information regarding Veteran's Property Tax Exemption please click here. Let us help you file your military discharge papers

Veterans are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to file a copy of their military discharge papers with the County Clerk’s office. This important document will be saved in perpetuity and should the veteran ever misplace or damage the document, an image can be provided, free of charge, by the Clerk. To file, bring your original DD-214 to the Legal Division of the Office of the Westchester County Clerk.  It will be copied and returned to you immediately.  The office is located at 110 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Room 330 in White Plains 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 p.m.

Military Law section 250 has provided for the County Clerk to serve as a safe and local depository for your military records, which are kept sealed for privacy protection purposes.  Please note that only the veteran, an immediate family member, a representative of the estate of a deceased veteran, or a public official acting within the scope of his or her employment may obtain a copy of any filed DD-214.

For information regarding Veteran's Property Tax Exemption please click here. 

For information regarding the New Veterans I.D. Card please click here.

Questions?  Call us at (914)995-3070 or email


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

Thursday, March 8

Naturalization Ceremony
2 p.m. Daronco Courthouse
(New Citizens arrive at 1 p.m.)
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
White Plains, NY 10601

Thursday, March 22

Naturalization Ceremony
2 p.m. Daronco Courthouse
(New Citizens arrive at 1 p.m.)
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
White Plains, NY 10601

Thursday, April 5

Naturalization Ceremony
2 p.m. Daronco Courthouse
(New Citizens arrive at 1 p.m.)
111 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd
White Plains, NY 10601

Full Calendar of Events