Oneida County Historical Society

Oneida County Clerk

The office of the Oneida County Clerk is mandated by the State Constitution. The Clerk is an elected official representing all of Oneida County.

Monday - Friday Hours 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

We accept in person filings/recordings up to 4:15 pm daily


The Office of the Oneida County Clerk is charged with four main functions:

  • Office of the Registrar – Filing official documents including Oneida County land records and court records.
  • Department of Naturalization – Offers many services, including notary, commissioner of deeds, passport, naturalization services, and our most popular program, our passport photo service.
  • Department of Motor Vehicles with offices in Utica and Rome.
  • Regional Records Center – Cares for Oneida County's historical documents.  This office houses several services geared toward historical research.

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