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Office open and back to normal hours.
Please refer to our Locations & Hours for specific times for passports, marriage licenses, and recording.

We have no public restrooms available.
What is the Yamhill County Clerk
The county clerk is a nonpartisan elected official as provided in the Oregon Constitution and serves a term of four years.
The duties of the office include:
  • Official recordkeeper for Yamhill County;
  • Administers the recording of land records and
  • Clerk of the Board of Commissioners;
  • Coordinates and records Board of Property Tax
    Appeal hearings;
  • Issues Marriage, Domestic Partnership, and
    Business Licenses;
  • Performs civil marriage ceremonies;
  • United States Passport Acceptance Facility; and
  • Chief election official of the County
  • The county clerk does not provide any court services. For court-related services contact the Trial Court Clerk (503)434-7530.  The staff of the Yamhill County clerk's office is dedicated to providing quality customer service, in a professional and efficient manner.


    Veterans Recognition Program
    Our new Veterans Recognition Program recognizes retired veterans in Yamhill County!
    If you are a Veteran, bring in your original DD-214 and this form to our office.
    If you own a business, please sign up to become a recognized “Proud Participant” in the program. Complete this Business Application and submit it to our office as soon as you are able.
    For more information, please call our office.  

    Marriage Licenses & Passports Appointments are Required
    Marriage Licenses

    After you have completed and submitted your application, please call (503) 434-7518 to make an appointment to confirm, sign, pay and you’re on your way…

    Photo Services Available On Site
    Please check out these alternate photograph locations:
    •  WalMart  •  Staples  •  UPS  •
    Please review your application and photo against the U. S. Department of State’s requirements before coming to our office to process your Passport application. Click the "Visit The Passport Page" button for more information.
    Please call (503) 434-7518 to make an appointment.

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