: The Clerk's office will be closed on Monday, October 14 in observance of Columbus Day. Office Holiday Closure Notice
After hours payments on traffic or criminal cases that are not in collections will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, October 14, via the nCourt payment system at 561-328-2463. Please have your citation, case or driver’s license number available when placing your call.
The E-Filing portal will be unavailable due to maintenance from 4 – 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 13.
Operation Green Light : Get your driver's license back and save on fees for overdue traffic tickets and criminal court fines & fees on Saturday, October 19.
The Official Record Index and Official Record document images from 1968 forward are available on CD-ROM. Costs to purchase are as follows:
Official Record Index on CD-ROM - $40 per year ($400 per decade)
Official Record Images on CD-ROM - $20 per Official Record Book
Order Form & Instructions
For more information, please call 561-355-4159.
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How can I search for a document in the Official Record Books of Palm Beach County?
Search Official Records online.
Call 561-355-2932 and request a search. You will need to provide the following:
Full name or legal description you want to search
Exact year the document was recorded or approximate date of recording
Mail your request to the below address.
Clerk & Comptroller’s Office
P.O. Box 4526
West Palm Beach, FL 33402-4526.
You must provide the following:
The exact name you want to search
A self addressed stamped return envelope
Appropriate fees (
see Fees and Costs) Check payable to Sharon Bock, Clerk & Comptroller
What information is used to search the Clerk & Comptroller’s official records of Palm Beach County online?
Complete names of the parties
Year, month or date of the recording (Not required, but helpful in limiting the search)
Legal description of the property (If applicable)
Why can’t I find a document in the Official Record Index online?
You may have entered the information incorrectly. Refer to the example for detailed instructions.
The document has not been recorded with our office.
Where can I find the Official Record Book and Page number of a recorded document?
How do I get copies of documents from Official Records or Court Records?
If you are requesting a large number of documents that will be time consuming to copy, you must submit your order with a deposit.
How long will it take to get copies of documents?
The amount of time required to copy documents will vary based on your specific request. You should call our office at 561-355-2976 to confirm that your copies are ready.
Why would I need to obtain a certified ‘copy’ of an original document?
The certification validates that the copy is true and correct as made from the record in our office. Certified copies are required in a variety of situations.
How can I obtain an “Apostille” (document authentication)?
How do I get an affidavit from the Clerk & Comptroller’s office?
Please call our office at (561) 355-2932 for information about affidavits.