County Clerk



Appointments are open to residents of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Steuben, Wyoming, and Livingston counties ONLY!

We are still accepting mail-in transactions.

In lieu of the above, a DMV DROP-OFF BOX will be located in the County Clerk’s office for your convenience.

  • All transactions must be in a sealed envelope.
  • We will mail you the completed transaction or receipts upon completion.
  • Make sure you have signed all forms or renewals.
  • We can only accept checks in the drop-off box.
  • LICENSE PLATE RETURNS will be a no-fee transaction. Drop them in the box with a note instructing us where to send the receipt (FS6).

Visit our DMV webpage here.


  • For assistance with appointment-booking, call (585) 268-9267 and press “1.”
  • For all other DMV questions and concerns, call (585) 268-9267 and press “2.”

If there is no answer, you may call the NYS DMV help hotline for questions at 1-800-698-2931 or visit

Robert L. Christman

County Clerk

Robert L. Christman
County Clerk

Ryan M. Keib

Deputy County Clerk

Jessica L. Lynch

Deputy County Clerk II

P.O. Box 242
7 Court Street Rm 18
Belmont, New York 14813

Regular Hours
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Open during lunch hour

Phone: (585) 268-9270
Fax: (585) 268-5881

Allegany County Clerk’s Office Mission Statement

The County Clerk is responsible for the receipting, indexing, storage and retrieval of documents, including legal records pertaining to ownership of real property and all court records, except criminal records, for Supreme Court and County Court. The County Clerk’s Office is also responsible for the collection of revenue for these services, which are provided to several levels of government.

Office Closed on the Following Dates:

  • January 1, 2021: New Year’s Day
  • January 18, 2021: Martin Luther King Day
  • February 12, 2021: Lincoln’s Birthday (Closed to the Public)
  • February 15, 2021: President’s Day
  • May 31, 2021: Memorial Day
  • July 5, 2021: Independence Day (observed)
  • September 6, 2021: Labor Day
  • October 11, 2021: Columbus Day
  • November 2, 2021: Election Day (Closed to the Public)
  • November 11, 2021: Veterans Day
  • November 25, 2021: Thanksgiving
  • November 26, 2021: Day after Thanksgiving
  • December 24, 2021: Christmas (observed)
  • December 31, 2021: New Year’s Day (observed)

Forms of Payment:

Fees collected by the County Clerk’s Office may be paid by Cash, Check or Money Order only. No credit/debit cards accepted at this time. All payments made payable to Allegany County Clerk.

To Customers who record documents in our office

The Allegany County Clerk’s office will be requiring all documents presented for recording in our office be accompanied with an appropriate, self-addressed, stamped envelope (“SASE”). This department will no longer provide envelopes or accept the expense incurred to return recorded documents to you; therefore it is imperative that you take action to insure that your original, important documents will be returned to you. Also, please keep in mind that all envelopes submitted with your recordings must be adequately sized to accommodate the documents to be returned.

Website updated 1/11/2021