County Clerk

**SERVICES BEING OFFERED BY APPOINTMENT**

The County Clerk’s Office has expanded services to the public by appointment ONLY. Please click the below link for each departments requirements for appointments/services. This also includes the DMV.

Expanded Service by County Clerk Department

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Deputy County Clerk, Kelly Eskew, Launches 

Fraud Alert to Notify Property Owners of New Transactions


The Orange County Clerk’s Office is providing a free new tool to help property owners protect one of their most valuable assets. 

With Fraud Alert, you can sign up to receive alerts whenever a document, such as a deed or a mortgage, is recorded under your name. Documents can then be viewed online or at the Clerk’s Office. 

“This is an easy way for homeowners to have peace of mind, at no cost to them.” Said Deputy County Clerk Kelly Eskew. 

You can sign up for free at Https://searchiqs.com/fraudalert/?CC=NYORA

 Please note there may be other property owners in the County that share the same name.

Deputy County Clerk - Kelly Eskew

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scam alertOC Clerk Annie Rabbitt is advising residents to be aware of certain scams that are circulating around Orange County. Please see below for 2 of the most recent scams.

First is a text message phishing attempt for your personal information. Residents have reported receiving text messages from what looks like the DMV. If you click the link it is asking for your drivers license number and your social security number. Do not click the link. Do not give them your personal information. It is not from the NYS DMV. Below is an example of what the text message may look like.


Another issue we would like you to be aware of is a notice from any company stating they can get you a copy of your deed for a fee. You can get a copy of your deed directly from the Orange County Clerk's Office for approximately $5. Contact us for a copy of your deed.


Please check back for any updates to this information.


Notary Services

Notary services are available free of charge.

Goal

Our goal is to continue to strive for excellent service to the residents of Orange County.

ADDITIONAL RECORDING FEE EFFECTIVE MARCH 11, 2020

For more information about the additional fee - click here (PDF)

Reference Guide (PDF)

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