Services by Appointment

The Monmouth County Clerk’s Main Office, County Connection, and Archives Division are open to the public by appointment only. The County Clerk’s Election Office is open to the public for walk-in services. Face coverings are not required but are strongly suggested for individuals who have not been vaccinated.

In order to make an appointment for the County Clerk’s Main Office/Recording Services, County Connection Office, or Archives Division, please view the contact information below for the specific service you are seeking.

The County Clerk’s Main Office and Recording Services
Market Yard Public Lot, 33 Mechanic Street, Freehold, NJ 07728

Passport Services

To make an appointment for passport services, please call 732-431-7324, opt. 1. Please click here to view information about the passport application process by the U.S. Department of State and to confirm that you have the necessary documentation before arriving for your appointment.

Notary Public Services, County Identification Cards, Veterans' Identification Cards and Peddler Licenses

To make an appointment for Notary Public Services, or the issuance of County Identification Cards, Veterans’ Identification Cards, Veterans’ Peddler Licenses, or Gold Star Parent Cards, please call 732-431-7324, opt. 3.

Please click here to view required documentation and more information for these services.

Document Recordings, Document Certified Copy Requests and Maps
Property Research / Deeds

If requesting to perform a search on a property or for inquiries regarding genealogy, State Permits, or Easements, please call 732-431-7324 ext. 7313 or email veronica.dwyer@co.monmouth.nj.us to schedule an appointment.

Please include the name, address, tax map municipality, block and lot(s) of property, instrument number or book and page, if known.

As these searches may take extra time, you will be contacted to set up an appointment to come in. Appointment hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For more information about real property records, please click here.

Filing of Maps

The County Clerk records subdivision maps in accordance with State Law.

Please call 732-431-7324, ext. 7313 or email to veronica.dwyer@co.monmouth.nj.us to schedule an appointment.

Map drop offs may still be put in the drop box in the lobby of the County Clerk’s Main Office at 33 Mechanic Street in Freehold; entrance is in the Market Yard lot.

Please allow 24 hours for review. If all is correct, the map will be recorded. If not, you will be called to pick the map up for necessary corrections. Please include a check in the amount of $55.00 per map, contact information, and return mailing address.

For more information about filing a map, please click here.

Copies / Certified Copies of Documents

If requesting a copy or certified copy of a document, please call 732-431-7324 ext. 7313 or email veronica.dwyer@co.monmouth.nj.us for further instruction.

Please include the name, address, tax map municipality, block and lot(s) of property, Instrument number or book and page, if known.

You will be contacted regarding the cost and pickup instructions.

For more information, please click here.

The Monmouth County Connection Office
3544 State Highway 66, Neptune, NJ 07753

Passport Services

To make an appointment for Passport services, please call 732-303-2828. Please click here to view information about the passport application process by the U.S. Department of State and to confirm that you have the necessary documentation before arriving for your appointment.

The Monmouth County Archives Division
Lower Level of the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726

Archival and Research Services

To schedule an appointment, please call 732-308-3771 ext. 7 or email to shelagh.reilly@co.monmouth.nj.us.

For reference questions, please call 732-308-3771 ext. 2 or email to mary.hussey@co.monmouth.nj.us.

You may continue to access information and research by visiting our website at MonmouthCountyClerk.com/Archives.