County Clerk:
Leisa D’Amore

Deputy County Clerk:
Carrie Arndt

Motor Vehicle Supervisor: 
Lori Western

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

No Recordings after 4:30

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

No Recordings after 3:30

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

(518) 736-5555

(518) 736-5967

Motor Vehicles:
(518) 736-5571

To visit the County Clerk, no appointment is necessary for most purposes.


Please note that during the months of July and August, the department closes at 4pm.

Search Online

Fulton County Offers Online Public Search

Searchers may access records
anytime at

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

Conveyance Letter
(under a 300 class code)

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)

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