Recording Services

A recording agency, the Salem County Clerk’s Office accepts instruments, already prepared, meeting the legal requirements for recording, filing and cancellation. This department records land ownership, mortgage and lien related documents. Business Trade Name Certificates and secured transactions are filed. Satisfied mortgages are canceled or discharged as well as other liens and tax sale certificates.

Recording Services is provided between the hours of 8:30am to 4:00pm. No Transactions after 4:00pm. Phone (856) 935-7510 x8300

Record Room

Our Record Room is located in the County Clerk’s Office  at 110 Fifth Street  Suite #200; Salem, NJ 08079. Deeds, mortgages, liens and other land records are available for public inspection. By law, our staff cannot conduct a title search, but will assist the public on how to use the records.

The Record Room is open for searching between 8:30am-4:15pm.
Phone: (856) 935-7510 x8219


Records not held by County Clerk

Birth records are kept in the Vital Statistics office of the municipality where born. Marriage Certificates are in the municipality where the marriage was held.

Alloway: (856) 935-4080
Carney’s Point: (856) 299-0070 x122
Elmer: (856) 358-8161
Elsinboro: (856) 935-2200 x4031
LAC: (856) 935-1519 x623
Mannington: (856) 935-2359
Oldmans: (856) 299-0780
Penns Grove: (856) 299-0098 x104
Pennsville: (856) 678-3089 x135
Pilesgrove: (856) 769-3222
Pittsgrove: (856) 358-2300 x20
Quinton: (856) 935-2325
Salem: (856) 935-0373
Upper Pittsgrove: (856) 358-8500
Woodstown: (856) 769-2200