County Clerk Office

James N. Hogan

* Please see the Department of State’s statement on Passport Operations in Response to COVID-19.

"If you apply or renew now, you will experience significant delays of several months to receive your U.S. passport and the return of your citizenship evidence documents (such as birth certificates or naturalization certificates). Unless you have a life-or-death emergency, please wait until we resume normal operations to apply for or renew your passport."

"Because we have limited staff due to COVID-19, if you applied on or before March 19, you will experience significant delays of several months to receive your passport and the return of your citizenship evidence documents. If you received a letter from us requesting additional information to process your passport application, you may mail your response to the address in the letter. Expect significant processing delays."

** UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the County Clerk's Office will accept in-person customers by APPOINTMENT ONLY please visit our calendar to schedule.

*** The Gloucester County Store at the Deptford Mall is opening limited hours as of 6/29/2020. The Store will be open Monday thru Friday from 11am to 7pm and Saturday from 11am to 5:30pm. Please note the store will be closed July 3rd and 4th.

**** To ensure the health and the safety of our staff and our community, the Gloucester County Clerk’s Satellite Office in the Monroe Township Municipal Building will be closed until further notice.

***** Attention title searchers and abstractors: please click here to view our policy effective July 6th, 2020. 

The Gloucester County Clerk’s Office handles a myriad of duties for the residents of Gloucester County. These are some of the services that are provided by your County Clerk:

Data Recording Page

Effective May 1, 2017 all paper land recordings must be accompanied by a paper cover sheet or a $20.00 indexing fee will be assessed per N.J.S.A. 46:26A-5. Click here to obtain Gloucester County Clerk’s cover sheet.

IMPORTANT:  The Data Recording Page must be submitted in the following format:
    1.   Standard legal-sized paper (8 ½ x 14)
    2.   Do Not modify or alter the Data Recording Page

Passport Photos

*UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the County Clerk's Office will not be offering passport photos at the Gloucester County Courthouse.

Beginning April 1, 2017, County Clerk James N. Hogan is pleased to offer FREE PASSPORT PHOTOS for children ages five and younger when applying for a US Passport Book or Card.

Important Passport Notice - The Department of State Has Changed Passport Requirements

Effective January 9, 2017, the Department of State is requiring all customers applying for a passport using form DS-11 to submit a clear copy of their citizenship evidence in addition to their original or certified copy of U.S. citizenship. Please review the documents below for more detail.

The County Clerk is on Twitter & Facebook


Click Here to view the County Clerk's Facebook Page

Property Fraud Alert

In an effort to reduce the risk of real estate fraud, the County Clerk's Office has launched a FREE "Property Fraud Alert” website for homeowners to register to receive notification each time a document is registered in their name.

Property Fraud Alert (Click Here to Register)

Clerk Hogan Speaks About Property Fraud

Important Notice: Deed Scam Alert

Gloucester County Clerk James Hogan would like to warn homeowners of solicitations offering deed procurement services at costs far above the cost to receive a copy directly from the County Clerk’s Office. Click here for a full press release. Please contact the Gloucester County Clerk's Office at (856) 853-3237 with any questions.

Please read the County Clerk's letter to the editor regarding deed scam legislation.


Gloucester County Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Program

During these tough economic times, The County Clerk’s Office is proud to offer a free program to help Gloucester County residents keep their homes. It is the goal of the Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Program to provide help and support to consumers who are experiencing difficulty meeting their monthly mortgage obligations. This program provides assistance in negotiating modifications to existing mortgage loans and provides critical information for homeowners to avoid foreclosure.

Click here to submit an intake form via email. The County Clerk’s Office will contact you to begin the review process. You may also contact us by phone to complete an intake form 856-686-6013. 

James N. Hogan
Gloucester County Clerk
jhogan@co.gloucester.nj.us
@GCClerkJHogan