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Albany County Clerk
Albany County Court House, Room 128
16 Eagle Street
Albany, NY 12207-1077
(518) 487-5100
(518) 487-5099 (fax)
Monday - Friday:
8:30am - 4:30pm

Hon. Bruce A. Hidley
Albany County Clerk

Geraldine Gould
Executive Deputy County Clerk

Jennifer Bottieri
Julianne M. Gudz

Deputy County Clerks

Hon. Bruce A. Hidley, Albany County Clerk

Office of the Albany County Clerk
Hon. Bruce A. Hidley, Albany County Clerk
Albany County Court House, Room 128
16 Eagle Street | Albany, NY 12207-1077
Phone: (518) 487-5100 | Fax: (518) 487-5099


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Due to Coronavirus Concerns Albany County Clerk Limits Services to Essential Business

Post Date:03/17/2020 2:28 pm

Due to concerns about the coronavirus, Albany County Clerk Bruce Hidley has implemented the following policies effective 03/19/2020:

  • Services in person will be limited to emergency court document filings only.
  • Office hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm.
  • All other legal documents can be filed via:
  • eRecording
  • eFiling
  • Mail

 Links for the above are on our website

Until further notice, the following in-person services will be suspended:

  • Passports
  • Business Certificates
  • Pistol Licenses & Amendments
  • Notary Public
  • Registrar & Notary Authentications/Apostilles

If mail submission is normally accepted, customers are encouraged to continue to submit in that manner. Utilization of is suggested for searches, forms and additional information.

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While the County Clerk's offices are closed to the public, please remember that we offer e-recording  in addition to US Mail.  Thank you for your understanding!

Current e-recording options:

Literally, hundreds of millions of pages of documents are on file or recorded in this office.

We are working to place even more of our records online to make your access to our records a much easier task. Deeds and mortgages from this website and naturalization records from the Albany County Hall of Records are just a couple of examples.

We look forward to your electronic visit to the Albany County Clerk’s office and we also hope you will have the opportunity to stop in at our office in person.

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