County Clerk:
Linda Kollar

Deputy County Clerk:
Leisa D’Amore



Motor Vehicle Supervisor: 
Lori Western



Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

July & August:
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM



County Office Building
223 W. Main Street
Johnstown, NY 12095



(518) 736-5555

(518) 736-5967

Motor Vehicles:
(518) 736-5571



Due to a COVID-19 virus exposure within the Fulton County Department of Motor Vehicles, the County Clerks Office, including DMV, will be closed to public access effective Wednesday, 18 November through Monday, 30 November 2020.


All in-person appointments have been canceled until further notice to ensure safety to the public. The public is encouraged to use the DMV drop box on Main Street or conduct online transactions until the office is re-opened.

Click here to schedule an appointment for the County Clerk's Office



The Fulton County Clerk’s Office will begin processing Passport applications again, by appointment ONLY, beginning July 6th. Appointments can be made using the link above.



Search Online

Fulton County Will Offer Online Public
Search Beginning March 1, 2020

Searchers will be able to access records
anytime at https://searchiqs.com/

In State:  $50 per month / $0.50 per page to print

Out of State:  $100.00 per month / $0.50 per page to print


$15 for 24-hour access / $5 per document to print



The Fulton County County Clerk's Office manages DMV and various records such as Deeds, Mortgages, Business Certificates and Divorce.



Documents Filed at the County Clerk's Office
  • Assignments
  • DBA Applications
  • Deeds
  • Discharges
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Foreclosure
  • Maps
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • Mortgages
  • Notice of Appeal
  • Notary
  • Passport Applications
  • Partnership Agreements
  • POA's
  • Tax Liens
  • UCC



Deeds, Mortgages, Discharges, POA's, Assignments,255 Affidavit, etc.
$45.00 + $5.00/page

Each Additional Name
(beyond First Name)

Each cross reference
(on Assignments, Discharges, Etc)

Capital Gains Tax Affidavit

Equalization & Assessment form

New York Transfer Tax
$4.00per thousand

Purchase Price
less than $100 - No Tax

Assignment of Mortgage:
If assignment assigns more than one mortgage
additional fee for each in excess of one

Discharge of Mortgage:
If discharge is discharging more than one mortgage
the charge would be additional



Assumed Name & Partnership Agreements
Amendment $3.00

Building & Loan Contract

Dissolution of Marriage Certificate

Federal Tax Lien
Discharge of Federal Tax Lien

UCC FIling
(only those against property are filed in our office)

UCC Search
Fee for copy of UCC

Mechanics Liens

File Affidavit of Service for Merchandise Liens
To continue or cancel
No Fee



Foreclosure Index Number

Index Number

Note of Issue


File Motion or Cross Motion

Demand for Jury Trial

Notice of Appeal

SCAR Petitions
(small claims assessment review)

Stipulation of Settlement of Voluntary Discontinuance

Certified Copies

Exemplified Copy

Notary Republic... File Oath

Issue Certificate of Appointment

Issue Certificate of Authentification

Seperation Agreement


File Transcript

Issue Transcript

File Satisfaction
No Fee

File Disposition
No Fee

Issue Disposition




but you MUST include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope ( SASE) for return of each document.



These Documents are filed at your local municipality



We have all the paperwork you need to file a passport.
We do not take passport photos here and you must provide your own