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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions please contact us at (402)441-7484 or

Where is the Lancaster County Clerk's Office located?
  • The County Clerk's Office is located in the County-City Building, 555 S. 10th Street, Room 108 (first floor), Lincoln, NE 68508. Free public parking is available in the lot directly north of the building (corner of 10th & "K" Streets).
Is the County Clerk's Office open during the lunch hour?
  • Yes. Our normal office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The office is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Who can perform our marriage?
  • Pursuant to Nebraska Revised Statute 42-108, "Every judge, retired judge, clerk magistrate or retired clerk magistrate, and every preacher of the gospel authorized by the usages of the church to which he or she belongs to solemnize marriages, may perform the marriage ceremony in this state." To see a list of judges who currently perform ceremonies in the area, Click Here.
How do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
  • Copies of Nebraska birth certificates can be obtained from the Vital Records Office, a division of the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, located at 1033 "O" Street, Suite 130 (Gold's Galleria), Lincoln, NE. Inquiries can also be directed to (402)471-2871.
Does the County Clerk's Office issue passports? Does the County Clerk's Office have copies of divorce decrees?
  • No. To obtain a copy of a decree pertaining to a divorce that took place in Lancaster County, you will need to contact the Clerk of the District Court. This office is located in the Hall of Justice, 575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE. The phone number is (402)441-7328.
Who do I contact about a court date?
  • You would need to contact the Clerk of the County Court at (402)441-7291. Their office is located in the Hall of Justice, 575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE.
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