Home Owner's Watch List (H.O.W.L)

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Judith A. Pascale
Suffolk County Clerk

Welcome to the Suffolk County Clerk's Office

At one time or another either directly or indirectly, every resident of Suffolk County deals with our office. So if you are buying a home, satisfying your mortgage, filing a lien or judgment, grieving your taxes or interacting with the judicial system, we look forward to working with you.

Nicole DeLuca
Chief Deputy County Clerk

Programs and Services

Programs and Services

Search Online Records

This site contains information on land records recorded and imaged into the Suffolk County Clerk's Office Imaging System from 1987 to present. If you have not used the site before please view Instructions first.

Enhanced Online Records with Document Access

Requires Paid Subscription offers Real Time Access to View and Print documents

Automated Telephone Land Record and Supreme Court Actions Hotline

The Automated Telephone Property Recording and Supreme Court Information Service to help attorneys and the general public stay abreast of their land document and Supreme Court activity.

Military Discharge Papers (DD-214)

Veterans are reminded to file their original Separation papers (DD214) and / or Discharge papers with the Suffolk County Clerk's Office.

How to Record a Deed

You may obtain a deed form from your attorney, through the internet or from a stationery store that sells legal forms. A deed is a legal form and is not supplied by our office.

Historic Document Library

The Office of the County Clerk holds land records dating from the mid-1600's. These do not always contain descriptions of the house or other buildings found on the land. Even so, a deed is a good place to begin researching the history of your house.

Apostille

NYS issues an Apostille (the legalization of a document for international use), the Suffolk County Clerk will certify copies for an Apostille.

Approved LLC Publications (Newspaper listing)

A list of newspapers for publication of Limited Partnership and Limited Liability Companies


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The Suffolk County Clerk's Office continues to develop strategies and systems that promote real-time services and facilitate communication and access.