- Phone: (732) 929-2110
The filling and recording of all documents affecting real estate
ownership and transfer throughout Ocean County.
The following forms are available here in PDF format.
Business Trade Names . . (732) 506-5198
All new businesses established in Ocean County must file a Trade Name
with the County Clerk.
The application forms are available here in PDF format.
Notary Public . . (732) 929-2032
Individuals who wish to become a Notary Public may seek the assistance of
the County Clerk during the application process and have the oath of
office administered at the Courthouse.
The application form is available here in PDF format.
Accessing Public Records . . (732) 929-2053
Any person can locate a document on record with the County Clerk via a
computer index and can immediately call up the image on the computer
display or print out a hard copy. The entire process is fast and simple.
24-Hour Document Drop-off Service
A Doc-Drop Box is located in front of the Ocean County Courthouse,
Curbside, Washington Street. All real-estate ownership/transfer documents
can be placed in a sealed envelope and inserted in the box 7-days a week,
24-hours a day. The documents will be processed on the next regular