Chelsea M. Merrihew, Essex County Clerk
chelsea.merrihew@essexcountyny.gov

Stacey Hayes,  Deputy County Clerk
stacey.hayes@essexcountyny.gov

Office of the County Clerk
7559 Court Street, PO Box 247
Elizabethtown NY 12392
Phone: (518) 873-3600
Fax: (518) 873-3548

Public Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM
Summer Hours (June – August): 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM

Essex County Clerk – Online Records: www.searchiqs.com/nyess

Did you know many DMV transactions can be done online? And, as of January 2024, Essex County retains the same revenue whether you do your transaction in-person at our DMV Offices or online. Save yourself time and travel by doing it online!

DMV online Transactions: https://dmv.ny.gov/more-info/all-online-transactions

Elizabethtown DMV
7559 Court Street, PO Box 247
Elizabethtown NY 12392
Phone: (518) 873-3620
Fax: (518) 873-3623

Email Inquiries: countydmv@essexcountyny.gov

Lobby Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:45 PM; Closed for Lunch: Noon – 12:30 PM
Summer Hours (June – August): 8:00 AM – 3:45 PM; Closed for Lunch: Noon – 12:30 PM

License Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
* Enhanced, REAL ID, Restricted, Conditional, Reciprocity from State to State
Summer Hours (June – August): 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learner’s Permit Hours: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
* Permit = Class D, DJ, M, MJ
Summer Hours (June – August): 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

CDL Permit Hours: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
* Permit = Class A & B
Summer Hours (June – August): 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM; 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Ticonderoga Satellite DMV

Closed Until Further Notice

Lake Placid Satellite DMV

Closed Until Further Notice

Pamela Williams, Pistol Permit Clerk
pamela.williams@essexcountyny.gov

Office of the County Clerk
Pistol Permit Office
7559 Court Street, PO Box 247
Elizabethtown NY 12392
Phone: (518) 873-3604
Fax: (518) 873-3548

Office Hours: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM; 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Summer Hours (June – August): 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM; 3:00 – 4:00 PM

*** Pistol Permit transactions are done by appointment, call (518) 873-3604 for scheduling.

Helpful Links

Essex County Clerk – Fraud Alert Program:  https://searchiqs.com/fraudalert/
 
Essex County Clerk – Online Records System:  https://www.searchiqs.com/NYESS/Login.aspx
 
 
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation – Sporting Licenses:  https://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/365.html
 
NYS Department of Health – Vital Records Bureau:  https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/
 
NYS Department of State – Apostille or Certificate of Authentication:  https://dos.ny.gov/apostille-or-certificate-authentication
 
NYS Department of State – Notary Public:  https://dos.ny.gov/notary-public
 
NYS Department of Taxation & Finance – Contest Your Assessment:  https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/contest/contestasmt.htm
 
NYS Department of Taxation & Finance – Tax Forms:  https://www.tax.ny.gov/forms/form_number_order_ad_cms.htm
 
NYS Troopers – Firearms:  https://troopers.ny.gov/firearms
 
NYS Unified Court System – CourtHelp:   https://www.nycourts.gov/courthelp/
 
US Department of State – US Passports:   https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html