Putnam County Clerk’s Office will be open to the public for limited in-person transaction

We are pleased to announce that effective June 8, 2020 the Putnam County Clerk’s Office will be open to the public for limited in-person transactions.
Customers will be assisted by appointment only and should be prepared to wear a face covering upon entry to the County Office Building.

Patrons should visit our website at www.putnamcountyny.com/county-clerk to make an appointment, for information on forms (pistol permit, passport, etc.), electronic filing of court records, electronic recording of land records, Freedom of Information Law requests and online records search.

Patrons should use the drop box located outside the County Office Building for routine pistol permit transactions, business certificate filings, judgment transcript filings, non-emergency court filings, notary public renewals, land recordings. We will process these items as soon as possible.

We are also pleased to announce that effective June 15, 2020 we are planning to open the Putnam County DMV to the public for limited in-person transactions. Putnam County residents must visit www.putnamcountyny.com/dmv to make an appointment.

Any dealer and PSB Transactions will be handled on a drop off basis only through our drop box. Customers may also use our drop box for plate surrenders and registration renewals. We will process these items as soon as possible.

If you have an immediate concern, please call the Putnam County Clerk’s Office at 845-808-1142, or for DMV inquiries please call 845-278-2838. All other inquiries should be e-mailed to countyclerk@putnamcountyny.com