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In-Person, Non-Essential Services Suspended

Clerk & Comptroller suspending in-person, non-essential services effective Tuesday, March 24

Post Date:03/23/2020 9:33 AM

The Clerk & Comptroller, Palm Beach County will be suspending in-person, non-essential services effective Tuesday, March 24, consistent with the executive order issued by Gov. Ron DeSantis for Palm Beach County to prevent the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

Clerk & Comptroller employees will still be working to support Palm Beach County and the 15th Judicial Circuit. Clerks will continue to serve customers in person who have essential business with the courts, as outlined in Administrative Order 12.510, including:

  • First appearance hearings
  • Injunctions for cases of domestic violence, repeat violence, sexual violence, stalking or prevention of child abuse
  • Petitions for risk protection orders
  • Baker or Marchman Act proceedings

Marriage licenses will be issued by appointment only at the Clerk & Comptroller’s offices in Palm Beach Gardens and Delray Beach. Couples must come into the office with required proof of identification and marriage license application completed. Call (561) 624-6650 to make an appointment.

The Clerk & Comptroller will still serve customers by phone at (561) 355-2996 and online. Many of the services provided by the Clerk & Comptroller are available online. Visit to learn how you can:

Information and updates about other Clerk & Comptroller services and operations affected by coronavirus COVID-19 is available at

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