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If you have any questions please call us at 402-444-7143 or email.

Where is the County Clerk/Comptroller’s office located?
What hours is the County Clerk/Comptroller’s office open?
How do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
How do I get a copy of my divorce decree?
Where do I go or who do I contact about a court date?
How do I register to vote?
How do I become a Notary Public?
Does the County Clerk/Comptroller’s office issue passports?
Is the County Clerk/Comptroller elected or appointed?
How long does the County Clerk/Comptroller serve in a term?

Where is the County Clerk/Comptroller’s office located?

The County Clerk/Comptroller’s office is located downtown in the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center. Our address is 1819 Farnam, Room H08, Omaha, Nebraska 68183. 

What hours is the County Clerk’s office open?

The Clerk/Comptroller’s office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 pm. We do not close during the lunch hour. The Clerk/Comptroller’s office is closed for legal holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

How do I get a copy of my birth certificate?

Contact the Vital Statistics section of the Douglas County Health Department at 402-444-7205. If the birth certificate was not issued in Douglas County but in the State of Nebraska, contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services Department, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE. Call 402-471-2872 for fees and office hours.

How do I get a copy of my divorce decree?

Divorce decrees that were filed in Douglas County are filed with the Clerk of the District Court. To obtain a copy of your decree, please contact their office at 444-7018. Their office is located on the third floor in the Hall of Justice, Room 300.

Where do I go or who do I contact about a court date?

You may contact the Clerk of the County Court at 402-444-5428. You may also contact the following:

Traffic Court   402-444-5386
Civil/Small Claims Court   402-444-5424
Criminal   402-444-5387

How do I register to vote?

You may register to vote by contacting the Election Commissioner’s office. Their office is located at 225 N. 115th Street, Omaha, NE 68154. Their phone number is 402-444-7200.

How do I become a Notary Public?

The Secretary of State’s office processes the paperwork to become a Notary Public. You can contact their office in Lincoln at 402-471-2558. You can also go to the Secretary of State’s Web site for more information. All forms must be returned to:

Secretary of State Notary Division, Room 1301 State Capitol, PO Box 95104, Lincoln, NE 68509

Does the County Clerk/Comptroller’s office issue passports?

No. Passports are issued by the Post Office. Please call 1-800-275-8777 to find a Post Office near you that services Passports. Passport information is also available at the U.S. State Department Web site. 

Is the County Clerk/Comptroller elected or appointed?

The County Clerk/Comptroller is elected.

How long does the County Clerk/Comptroller serve in a term?

The County Clerk/Comptroller serves a four-year term.

 

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