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Welcome to our website!!

This is how we serve our community

We provide a variety of services. Please explore below for which option best serves you.

Elections

From candidate filing to facilitating an election, we are here to make sure your voice is heard.

Land Records

Conveyances, property lines, wills, liens and much more are carefully housed for public record in the Clerk’s office.

Motor Vehicles

Renewing and transferring your vehicles quickly and efficiently are essential parts of our services.

Delinquent Taxes

The clerk is charged with collecting delinquent property taxes and conducting a tax sale each year.

Notary Public

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT to complete the notary bond process.

Marriage License

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT and apply with us for your marriage license.

Passports

The Scott County Clerk’s Office is also a Passport Acceptance Facility.

How can we help?

Rebecca M Johnson

County Clerk

Rebecca Martin Johnson

rebeccam.johnson@ky.gov
(502) 863-7875 x224

Hello, Scott Countians! What a vibrant and thriving community we live and work in! I’m incredibly proud to be recognized as the Clerk of Scott County. Our county’s phenomenal growth and vitality are acknowledged and respected around the state. In keeping up with the demands of an ever-growing and changing community, my staff and I continue to work to bring you new services that are intended to make your life easier and your time spent with us more efficient.  It has been one of my main objectives as a county clerk, to bring added services and technology to meet the needs of our community, while recognizing the value of and retaining the feel of “small town” customer service.  Please be patient with us as we work to build and refine our new website to better serve you.

Kenna Portwood

Kenna Portwood

Chief Deputy

Betty Tate

Betty Tate

Motor Vehicles Supervisor

Tessa Wagoner

Tessa Wagoner

Recordings Supervisor & Passport Manager

Amber Hoffman

Amber Hoffman

ELECTIONS COORDINATOR

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Per EKUs website, you can receive a $60 discount on parking if you purchase an Eastern Kentucky University plate for your vehicle!

Stop by today and switch out your plate with us!

Per EKU's website, you can receive a $60 discount on parking if you purchase an Eastern Kentucky University plate for your vehicle!

Stop by today and switch out your plate with us!
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Wednesday July 27th, 2022

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Friday July 1st, 2022

The motor vehicle department is now back up and operational! ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday June 29th, 2022

⚠️ statewide system outage ⚠️

The motor vehicle department is currently experiencing a state wide system outage. The state is working to resolve the issue and we will keep you updated here as news is available.

Please call 502-863-7875 for any questions!
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Wednesday June 29th, 2022

Motor vehicle transactions are now available! Thank you for your patience! ... See MoreSee Less

Monday June 20th, 2022

⚠️ due to a statewide system outage, our office is currently unable to process any motor vehicle transactions. ⚠️

We will keep you updated as we receive information from the state!

Please call 502-863-7875 before making a trip to the office!
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Monday June 20th, 2022
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Thursday June 9th, 2022
PUBLIC DRAWING FOR LOCAL NON-PARTISAN RACE BALLOT POSITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2022 AT 2:00PM IN THE FISCAL COURT ROOM LOCATED ON THE 3RD FLOOR OF THE SCOTT COUNTY COURTHOUSE. YOU MAY JOIN US LIVE RIGHT HERE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE.

PUBLIC DRAWING FOR LOCAL NON-PARTISAN RACE BALLOT POSITIONS WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2022 AT 2:00PM IN THE FISCAL COURT ROOM LOCATED ON THE 3RD FLOOR OF THE SCOTT COUNTY COURTHOUSE. YOU MAY JOIN US LIVE RIGHT HERE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE. ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday June 8th, 2022
We want to say a HUGE thank you to the other County Clerks that assisted us last week while we had limited Motor Vehicle staff AND to all of our customers for their patience and well wishes.  We appreciate you!!  The department is fully staffed and ready to serve you, Scott County!

We want to say a HUGE thank you to the other County Clerks that assisted us last week while we had limited Motor Vehicle staff AND to all of our customers for their patience and well wishes. We appreciate you!! The department is fully staffed and ready to serve you, Scott County! ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday June 7th, 2022
The County Clerks in some of our surrounding counties have offered to help in any way they can.  Call our office at 502-863-7875 for more information.

The County Clerks in some of our surrounding counties have offered to help in any way they can. Call our office at 502-863-7875 for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

Tuesday May 31st, 2022
WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.  
Questions?  Call the Scott County Clerks Office at 502-863-7875

WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
Questions? Call the Scott County Clerk's Office at 502-863-7875
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Plan your visit

Hours of Operation

Motor Vehicles

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Recordings

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm
Marriage License
*By appointment only
Notary Bonds
*By appointment only

Elections

Monday - Friday
8:30am – 4:30pm

Passports*

Monday - Friday
Suspended until further notice.

* Visit travel.state.gov for more information

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