Lookup Public Records in Okaloosa County, Florida. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Okaloosa County, Florida
Okaloosa County is located in the state of Florida; the county was created by an act passed on June 3, 1915. Okaloosa is a word from the Choctaw language meaning “black water”. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a population of approximately 180,822 people and a total area of 1,082 square miles. Its county seat is Crestview. Okaloosa County borders the following counties: Covington County, Alabama, to the north; Walton County, Florida, to the east; Santa Rosa County, Florida, to the west; and Escambia County, Alabama, to the northwest.
The Okaloosa County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller’s Recording Department deals with all the county records. The department performs a number of functions, including issuing marriage licenses, processing US passport applications, recording documents into the Official Records, assisting in public records searches, and processing tax deed applications. Records maintained by the department include but are not limited to notices, claims of liens, deeds, mortgages, assignments, leases, agreements, satisfactions, and other instruments relating to the transfer, ownership, and encumbrance of real and personal property. In addition, the department also records documents related to declarations of domicile, court records, military discharge documents, and certain federal instruments.
To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Okaloosa County Records Department Website. The website has easy to follow steps and links that will direct you to the records that are available. In addition, the website has the fee schedule applicable when requesting public records. The other way to obtain public records is by visiting the recording department in person. You will be required to down load and fill out the records request form with the records you are requesting. Alternatively, you can call the records department at (850) 689-5000 and make enquiries regarding public records.
Below is the physical address of the records department:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Okaloosa County Courthouse
101 E. James Lee Blvd.
Crestview, FL 32536
|Okaloosa County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Okaloosa County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Marriage; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Okaloosa County Marriage License|
|Location:||101 East James Lee Boulevard, Crestview, Florida, 32536|