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Hurricane Dorian Closure

Courthouse and Clerk Offices Closed due to Hurricane Dorian

The St. Johns County Courthouse and Clerk of Courts Office Closed through September 5th – Due to potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian, the St. Johns County Courthouse and the Clerk of Courts Office will remain closed through Thurssday, September 5th. Weather permitting, the Courthouse and Clerk’s Office are anticipated to reopen at 8:00 AM on Friday, September 6th.

Hunter S. Conrad, Esq.
St. Johns County Clerk of Court & Comptroller


Clerk of Court & Comptroller, Hunter S. Conrad, Esq. removes need for trip to St. Augustine:

ST. AUGUSTINE- Starting Monday, May 20th, passport services will be available locally to the residents of Ponte Vedra and surrounding areas. This service will alleviate the need to travel to the Judicial Center in Saint Augustine to apply for a passport.

St. Johns County Clerk and Comptroller Hunter S. Conrad, Esq. says, “After a very successful pilot program launch and implementation in the Northwest, it’s now time to expand our offered services to the Northeast as well” says Conrad. “We’re constantly looking at ways to meet the needs of our constituents in a sustainable and fiscally conservative manner and this has proven to be just that.”

St. Johns County Clerk of Court staff will provide assistance to customers who apply for a passport. This service will be available Mondays and Wednesdays between 9 AM and 2 PM by appointment only beginning Monday, May 20, 2019. To make your appointment simply call 904-819-3632.

Upon making an appointment, the Clerk’s staff will advise you regarding the forms needed to complete your application and the acceptable methods of payment. In addition to passport applications, citizens will also be able to get their passport photos taken on site for a fee of $10.65. Anyone who needs to apply for a passport can take advantage of this service regardless of their county of residence.

Hunter S. Conrad, Esq.
St. Johns County Clerk of Court & Comptroller


[St. Augustine, FL]- Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Hunter S. Conrad, Esq. announces a special Saturday passport event set for March 16th, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center, 4010 Lewis Speedway, Building A, St. Augustine, FL 32084.

United States citizens who are in need of a passport but cannot apply during regular business hours are welcome to take advantage of this convenient event.

In an effort to serve as many customers as possible, the Clerk of Court’s office encourages passport applicants to visit to obtain general instructions and forms to get a head start on the passport application process. As a convenience, the Clerk’s office is equipped to take passport photos on-site for a fee of $10.65 (includes tax).

The Clerk of Court’s office will accept passport applications for this event on an appointment only basis. Appointments will be scheduled in thirty-minute increments with the last appointment time being at 12:30 p.m. Clerk staff will be available to assist customers throughout the passport application process.

To schedule an appointment, please contact the Recording Department at 904-819-3632 or

New Fraud Alert Service

Effective July 9, 2018:

Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Hunter S. Conrad, Esq. is pleased to announce that in an effort to better protect the citizens of St Johns County, you may now enroll for free in our fraud alert system. Property fraud is a fast-growing crime in the United States where scammers file false documents to make it appear that they own your home or mortgage.

By signing up for the Fraud Alert system, if a document such as a deed or mortgage is recorded in the Official Records of the Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller’s Office with your name or business name you will receive an electronic notification containing information regarding that recording including a link for you to review the document. It is the sincere belief of your Clerk that this offers the best protection available under the current laws to prevent identity theft through the use of the Official Records.

Please access the Official Records application online at and select “Recording Activity Notification” from the top tool bar to set up your Fraud Alert today!

Passport Processing

Effective January 9, 2018:

The Saint Johns County Clerk’s Office is now processing passport applications at the Julington Creek Annex located at 725 Flora Branch Blvd., St. Johns, Florida.

Passport processing at the Julington Creek Annex is by appointment only. Please contact our office at (904) 819-3632 to make an appointment.

Please see our passport page for more information.


Effective October 18, 2016:

The Saint Johns County Clerk’s Office will begin conducting electronic foreclosure sales online pursuant to Florida Statute §45.031(10) and Administrative Order CV-2016-012-SC for the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida.

Training for bidders and plaintiffs will occur on October 3, 2016 beginning at 10:00AM at the St. Johns County Courtroom Annex, Building A, of the Richard O. Watson Judicial Center 4010 Lewis Speedway, Saint Augustine, Florida 32084. Call (904) 819-3652 for more information regarding training.

To register and participate, please visit the website at

For frequently asked questions about the foreclosure sale process, please click this link.


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The Saint Johns County Clerk of Court’s office is proud to present to you a collection of several videos and printed materials from The Office of Court Improvement. This material may be useful to petitioners (and respondents) in preparing for their hearing in DV cases.
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