County Clerk

Welcome to the Cayuga County Clerk’s Office!


I am extremely honored to serve as your County Clerk. My priority is to deliver excellent and efficient customer service.

The County Clerk has oversight of four departments: the Recording Office; the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV); the Records Retention Center and the County Historian’s Office.

This web site is intended to inform you of the records and services available in our office.

I welcome questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding any service provided by my office. Please call me at (315) 253-1271 or email me: 

CLICK HERE to learn more about the duties of the Cayuga County Clerk.

Cayuga County Clerk ~ Sue Dwyer



 E - Recording


     Cayuga County Clerk’s Office offers the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa credit cards.  The payment processing company charges a service fee of 2.65% or $3.00 minimum to cardholders who use this service. 

Cardholder must be present to process charge. - See fee schedule for restrictions

County Office Hours

Regular Hours:  9:00am - 5:00pm
Summer Hours: 8:00am - 4:00pm
(Applies to July - August)

All filing/recording of documents, passports and other business must be COMPLETED at our Customer Service Counters NO LATER THAN 15 minutes prior to closing

160 Genesee Street 1st Floor
Auburn, NY 13021

(315) 253-1271     


 DAILY: The Citizen  25 Dill Street Auburn NY 13021

Phone: 315 253-5311 Fax: 315 253-6031

 WEEKLY: Lakeshore News

6784 Main Street Red Creek NY 13143

Phone: 315 754-6229 Fax: 315 754-6431



This notice is made pursuant to provisions contained

 within Section 206 of New York State’s Limited

 Liability Company Law.

PISTOL PERMITSPistol Permit Public Records Exemption(Opt out form)

Fill out, print and bring to the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office,7445 County House Road, Auburn
For all other pistol permit issues, see Sheriff's link: Pistol permit frequently asked questions