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As the CDC and other health organizations caution the public over gathering in public spaces, the Campbell County Clerk’s Office in Newport and Alexandria will close to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17 and remain closed until further notice. Our core staff will continue to support mail, online transfers, and to prepare and conduct the June 23rd  Primary Election.

We are encouraging customers to use the following options instead of visiting the office


OPTION 1: use the online renewal at www.drive.ky.gov.  You will need your title number (it will be on your old registration), license plate number, and a credit card to process this payment.

OPTION 2: If you are paying by check or cash, please mail- in your renewal to:

Campbell County Clerk

1098 Monmouth Street

Newport, KY 41071

Mail-in renewals should include the prior year registration receipt, proof of insurance, and payment.

OPTION 3: Call 1-877-885-3017.  You will need a credit card to process this payment

TRANSFER OF A CAR: In-state individual to individual car transfers can be accomplished by calling the Auto Department at 859 292-3850 so a deputy clerk can review the paperwork and give instructions on how to deliver the transfer paperwork to the office for processing.

Out of State: Individuals that purchased a vehicle form out of state will first need an inspection. Make an appointment by calling the Sheriff office at 859 292-3833. Once the inspection is complete contact a deputy clerk at 859 292-3850 so a deputy clerk can review the paperwork and give instructions on how to deliver the transfer paperwork to the office for processing.  

HANDICAP PLACARD: For new placards or renewal of placards, you must process these by mail.


Record Room:  The record room at the Newport and Alexandria locations will be closed so to access records you can go to www.ecclix.com  for records from 1995 forward.

Notary Licenses

Notary must contact our office at 859 292-3845 for instructions and appointments.

Marriage Licenses: Marriage license applications are currently being accepted by appointment only. Please contact our office at (859) 292-3885.

Copies of Marriage License: If you need a copy or certified copy of a marriage license, please send your request to the address listed above.  If you need a certified copy then please include a $5.00 check or money order to process this request.  You can also request a certified copy over the phone.

Permanent Records, Real Estate: Document recording may be submitted by mail at the address above.

Delinquent Taxes:  Customers who need to pay any tax bill that is owed prior to 2019 can call 859-292-3845 to obtain a payoff figure and submit a check by mail to the above address.

ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATION:  If you need to update your voter registration, you may do so online at www.govoteky.com.  You can also download a voter registration card from the Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.ky.gov or on the clerk’s website.

If you need to contact the Voter Registration office please call 859-292-3885.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Jim Luersen, Campbell County Clerk

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