How do I find out who currently owns a property in Nassau County?

Information is not available online nor is it given out on the phone. Come to the County Clerk’s office lower level B-1 to obtain that information.

Where can I obtain a copy of my divorce decree, separation agreement or annulment?

Divorce records are filed at County Clerk’s Office. Bring with you the index number, date and title of the action and proper ID to the Nassau County Clerk, 240 Old Country Rd, Mineola, New York 11501 (room 106). Please be advised only the parties of record can obtain these documents. The fee for a certified copy of these records is $5.00 minimum for the first 4 pages and $1.25 for each additional page. 

If you are unable to come to the Office of the County Clerk, please send us your request in writing with your signature notarized. The cost for the search (if you do not know your index number) is $5.00 per 2-year period. You should provide the year the divorce action was originally filed, not the year the divorce was granted. This is in addition to the cost of the certified copy. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of your documents with your request and send your correspondence to:

Nassau County Clerk's Office
Records Room 106
240 Old Country Rd
Mineola, NY 11501

I want to add/remove a name on my deed, who do I contact?

An attorney. Deeds cannot be changed. A new deed will need to be filed in the County Clerk’s Office. 
The Nassau County Clerk’s Office has a clerical staff that is unable to assist or advise with the filling out of any documents. If you are in need of assistance you should seek legal advice.

Where can I obtain a copy of my deed or mortgage?

The fastest way to obtain this information is to come to the Nassau County Clerk’s office here at 240 Old Country Rd, Mineola, NY 11501 with the section, block and lot of the property. If you want to mail your request click here. Read the instructions on the form and send in the appropriate fee. 

Where can I obtain my Survey, Title Report or Certificate of Occupancy (C.O.)?
The survey, title report and certificate of occupancy are not recorded documents therefore, we do not maintain those records. In some instances, your town or incorporated village might have a copy of your survey. An independent company usually does a title report.

How do I get a notary authenticated and then an apostille?

If you need an authentication of a notary public who is qualified in Nassau County, you must bring the document with the original notary stamp and signature on it (copies cannot be authenticated). If in addition to the County Clerk’s authentication, you need an apostille, you must contact the NYS Department of State. The NYS Department of State is located in Albany and also has an office in New York City. For more information visit the NYS Department website:
www.dos.ny.gov/corps/apostille.html or call their NYC office at 212-417-5747.

Where can I find a list of foreclosures?

The Nassau County Clerk’s Office does not maintain a list of foreclosures. If you would like to research a specific property you may do so using the public access terminals in this office, lower level, B-1.

Who do I contact for information on the Star, Enhanced Star, Veterans Exemptions and property assessment?

Contact the County Assessment Department – www.nassaucountyny.gov/assessor - 516-571-3442 

Where do I obtain a Letter of Conduct?

Contact the Police Department - 516-573-8800

Where can I obtain a Vital Record such a Marriage, Death of Birth Certificate?

The County Clerk’s Office does not maintain Marriage, Death or Birth Certificates, except for marriage certificates filed from 1907 - April 29, 1935.
For contact information see the Guide to Obtaining Vital Documents

How can I obtain a Certificate of Residency?

Contact the Nassau County Treasurer www.nassaucountyny.gov/treasurer - 516-571-2090

Where can I obtain a (criminal) Certificate of Disposition?

Contact Nassau County Criminal Court - 516-493-3710