Research Request

Official Records Research Request

Copies of documents recorded in the Official Records are available from several sources.

Documents recorded from 1975 to present may be viewed online by selecting the ‘Official Records Search’ option at the bottom of the home page under the Official Records Access section.  Regular copies can be printed at no charge on line.

Regular or certified copies of these records, along with documents recorded prior to 1975, may also be ordered from the Record Center at the addresses stated below.  Please call 352-671-8545 for more information on this service.

Mailing Address:
Clerk of Court and Comptroller
Attn: Record Center
P.O. Box 1030
Ocala, FL  34478-1030

Physical Mailing Address (overnight mail):
Clerk of Court and Comptroller
Attn: Record Center
110 NW 1st Avenue
Ocala, FL  34475

Physical Address:
Mail is NOT received at this location
Clerk of Court Record Center
870 NW 4th Avenue
Ocala, FL  34475

Please provide all known information with your request (ie. document type, property owner’s name(s), book and page or file number of the recorded document, date filed or date range to be searched), along with the appropriate fees.

  • Copies - $1.00 per page
  • Certification - $2.00 per document
  • Search - $2.00 per name/year

Please make checks or money orders payable to the Clerk of Court and Comptroller.  For more fee information, please refer to the Fees and Charges section listed in the Quick Links on the homepage.

Marriage License Research Request

Marion County marriage licenses recorded from 1965 to present may be viewed online.  Prior to 1965, the marriage license records are archived on microfilm.  Certified copies of these records may be ordered from the Record Center at the addresses stated above, same fees would apply.  Please provide both spouses’ names and date of marriage or book/page, file number with your request.

For marriage licenses issued by another Florida county, you would need to contact that county directly or contact the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics at 904-359-6900 or visit their website at www.floridahealth.gov