Motor Vehicle Licensing is the most frequently visited area of the Clerk’s office. Motor vehicle licenses must be renewed annually and any sale of a motor vehicle must be registered within 15 days of purchase. Below is a list of motor vehicle transactions. Procedures are outlined for each type of transaction and many motor vehicle forms can be downloaded from this website.
Land Records & Other Recordings
One of the most important responsibilities of the County Clerk’s office is the recording of land records. Recorded instruments date back to 1786. The most common documents recorded are deeds, mortgages, and assignments, and mortgage releases. This link will take you to the recording requirements for the most common documents. All land records are available for public viewing at our office located at 1098 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071.
A marriage license is issued at the County Clerk’s Office. Clicking on this link will provide you with the information on Marriage Licenses & the requirements. All marriage license records are available for public viewing at our office located at 1098 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071.
Voter Registration & Elections
One of the jobs of the County Clerk is Elections & Voting Precinct. To get more information on Elections, click on the Elections Link.