Services provided by the Clerk's Office

The Taos County Clerk's Office maintains all land titles and documents which are required by law to be recorded.  The Clerk may file and record any instrument of writing that is duly acknowledged and certified.  These documents include:  real estate contracts, liens, release of liens, mortgages, deeds, power of attorney, plats and many others.  The Clerk requires all documents to have original signatures and must be notarized prior to recording.  The orginal documents are then returned after they are filed into permanent record.  

The County Clerk is required to attend all Board of Commission sessions to keep the seals, records and papers of the board; to keep a record of the proceedings of the board; file all board resolutions and ordinances; to record the vote of each Commissioner and; to sign all orders issued by the Board.

Other Services                                                

  • Marriage License
  • Business License
  • Liquor License                             
  • Accepts Lodger's Tax payments
  • Accepts and file Tort Claims
  • File probates



Notice of Right to Inspect Public Records

Information on Lodger's Tax Grant Requirements (Click link to download PDF)