PLEASE READ – Registry Department Closed to the Public Until Further Notice

Due to concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Clerk’s Office Registry Department is closed to the public until further notice. Any documents to be recorded should be sent either by mail or by utilizing one of our e-filing services.

A document drop-off box is now available in the lobby of the Administration and Records Building, 10 Court Street, 1st Floor, Morristown.

Please read this press release for complete information.

A cover sheet is now required with all land documents submitted for recording. Please see this letter from County Clerk Ann Grossi for more information regarding the cover sheet requirement.

The Registry Department of the County Clerk’s Office is responsible for recording and maintaining property records for Morris County. Documents submitted are reviewed, recorded and usually returned within 5-7 business days.

Registry recording is open until 4:00pm. Documents received after that time will be recorded the next business day.

Please make sure that all documents are accompanied by a cover letter that includes the name and address of the submitter.

All submitted documents must have “Record & Return” or ”Cancel & Return” information written on the document to be recorded. When sending a return envelope please make sure the envelope is large enough for the document to be returned.

Please review the recording document requirements and checklist.

For more information, please contact our Registry Department at 973-285-6130.