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500 NW Sixth Street, RM 170
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-5240
Fax: (541) 474-5246
Hours: 8:30-12:00 & 1:00-4:00, Monday - Friday. ***Passport Applications & Marriage Licenses Accepted 8:30-11:45 & 1:00-3:45, Monday - Friday.

**EFFECTIVE Monday December 7, 2020  (until Further Notice)**
** Josephine County Clerk's office is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY **
When visiting our office for your scheduled appointment time please follow mask requirements and social distancing guidelines currently in place by the CDC/OSHA. In a continued effort to prevent, slow, and stop the spread of COVID-19 to our citizens, our office is encouraging customers to utilize our services by phone, email and online services when available. If you are not sure how to access services online please call our office at 541-474-5240 or 541-474-5243 to discuss. Please keep in mind that response time may vary depending on staffing.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

The County Clerk is a nonpartisan elected official as provided in the Oregon Constitution.  The duties of the office include:

  • Conducting elections in Josephine County.
  • Keeping public records for the county, including Board of Commissioners’ documents.
  • Recording land records and liens.
  • Processing Board of Property Tax Appeals.
  • Issuing marriage licenses.
  • Accepting United States Passport applications.

This office is not a part of the Oregon State Court System. For court related services, please contact the Trial Court Office at (541) 476-2309.


"The staff of the Josephine County Clerk’s office is dedicated to providing accurate information and services in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner".



County Clerk & Recorder:  Rhiannon Henkels 

Chief Deputy Clerk: Lori Boss
Deputy Clerk: Sarah Schreiber
Deputy Clerk: Jamie Johnson
Deputy Clerk: Jesica Cox
Deputy Clerk: Gary Christensen













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