County Clerk

Geraldine Salazar

102 Grant Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 986-6280

(D)Term 2013-2016

2014 Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure Statement »

UPDATE December 19, 2013:The Santa Fe County Clerk's Office issues same-gender marriage licenses in conformance with a 2013 decision of the New Mexico Supreme Court. The Court held "...that the State of New Mexico is constitutionally required to allow same-gender couples to marry and must extend to them the rights, protections, and responsibilities that derive from civil marriage under New Mexico law." The Court also stated that with respect to the application, license and certificate forms used by Clerks, " comply with the New Mexico Constitution, gender-neutral language shall be utilized in identifying the applicants and spouses."

Mission Statement

The Santa Fe County Clerk’s Office seeks to bring together Santa Fe County's diverse community interests within a shared purpose and commitment to public service, with a special emphasis on ethics, accountability, and trustworthiness.

The Clerk's Office is made up of three divisions.  The mission of the Recording Division is to issue marriage licenses and record all documents appropriately presented for recording.

The mission of the Records Division is to preserve, maintain and secure in perpetuity all public records entrusted to the Clerk's Office.

The mission of the Bureau of Elections Division is to provide accurate voter registration files and election canvasses and to conduct fair, unbiased and secure elections.

Your Clerk, Geraldine Salazar, is committed to carrying out these missions in a manner that demonstrates the highest level of public service for the benefit of all Santa Fe County residents.

The duties assigned to the County Clerk by state law include:

Recording »

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The county clerk's office also accepts Santa Fe County Lodgers tax payments. Download the Lodgers Tax Form [PDF 392 kb] »

Election Information »

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Documents & Information

Santa Fe County Ordinances and Resolutions »

Santa Fe County Satellite Offices Hours & Locations »

Santa Fe County Clerk's Office Code of Ethics [PDF 48 kb] »

Santa Fe County Clerk's Office Code of Conduct [PDF 44 kb] »