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Services of the County Clerk's Office

The Office of the County Clerk offers a range of services to residents of Grant County and to prospective businesses and residents of the county. Included in our mission are:

  • Recording: Deeds, mortgages, other real estate documents, discharges, death certificates. Any legal document can be filed in the Clerk's Office. Certified copies of documents may be purchased.
  • Plat & Survey Recording: The Clerk's Office files and records Real Estate Subdivision maps and plats and is custodian of the records. Copies of plats and surveys may be purchased.
  • Marriage License: By law, the County Clerk's Office is the only agency permitted to issue marriage licenses. All marriage license applications are permanently filed, as are marriage records.
    • Marriage License requirements:
      • Both applicants need to be present
      • Both need to be at least 18 years of age
      • Both need current legal picture ID, or Birth Certificate\
      • Social Security number
      • Fee is $25.00
      • Parental consent required if 16 or 17 years of age
      • Court order if 15 years of age
      • Marriage Licenses are issued and valid immediately
      • Marriage Licenses do not expire
      • Blood tests are not required
  • Business Registration: The Clerk's Office issues Business Registrations to businesses that fall within the unincorporated areas of Grant County, outside city limits. Business Registrations are $25.00 annually and you must complete an application and have a New Mexico Tax ID number. The County's business registration fee and policies are set forth in Ordinance 87-03-11. Read it here.
  • Liquor License: The Clerk's Office issues Certificates to all Liquor Licenses that fall within the unincorporated areas of Grant County, outside city limits. Liquor Licenses are to be renewed before July 1 of each year.
  • Public Notary: The office of the Grant County Clerk provides the services of Public Notary at no charge to the public for business pertaining to County Government only.

The Grant County Clerk's Office can be reached at 575-574-0042.

 
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