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Effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Saratoga County Clerk’s Office will be open for essential appointments only for transactions that cannot be performed on-line or through the general mail. Please call between 9AM – 2PM for more information or to make an appointment: 518-885-2213.

These additional measures are being implemented to continue providing necessary services such as the recording of deeds and the filing of certain legal documents as outlined by Administrative Order AO/78/20. This directive applies to both paper and electronic filings. Filings that are not deemed essential as defined by the AO and received after the order’s effective date will be held in abeyance or returned with notice.

We encourage you to practice social distancing, as recommended by the CDC. Please conduct essential business remotely through the following channels whenever possible:

  • Sign up to search records online. Visit and click “online records application.”
  • For information regarding E-filing or E-recording web based services, visit NYS Courts E-filing, SimpliFile or CSC.
  • For mailings, please send all correspondence to Saratoga County Clerk, 40 McMaster Street, Ballston spa, NY 12020.
  • Use drop off service at the office for requests for copies of documents and authentication of documents.

Passport and in-office public search services are suspended until further notice.

These procedures are being implemented to help further social distancing and to adhere to administrative orders and state mandates in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Questions or Concerns about COVID-19?
Please visit the Novel Coronavirus informational websites below:

NYS Department of Health or call the NYS Novel Coronavirus Hotline: 1-888-364-3065
CDC (US Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

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       Welcome to the Office of Saratoga County Clerk. Each year, our office records and files over 85,000 documents, including mortgages, deeds, power of attorney, discharge of mortgages and judgments. We have digitized over 17 million documents, many of which are accessible online. You will also find information on forms, fees, links, and other useful tools on this website. Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and please reach out to our office if you require further assistance.

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Phone: (518) 885-2213

Fax: (518) 884-4726

Address: 40 McMaster Street, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Hours: 8:00 am – 4:15 pm for recording papers; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm for researching purposes

*For a complete list of holidays our office will be closed, please see our 2020 Holiday Schedule.

Craig A. Hayner, County Clerk Email

Charles A. Foehser II, Deputy County ClerkEmail

Shauna M. Sutton, Deputy County Clerk Email

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