Copy Requests

You may obtain copies from Hanover County's Circuit Court Clerk's Office of any public record such as deeds, plats, wills, judgments, court orders and marriage licenses.


The cost is 50 cents per page. There is an additional charge of $2 per certified copy.

In Person

  • Copies are made at the reception desk in the clerk's office
    • 2nd floor of the Circuit Courthouse
      7530 County Complex Road
      Hanover, VA 23069
  • Open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • We accept cash, check, money order or VISA and MasterCard ($2 convenience fee added to credit card payment)

Mail Requests

All requests should include:
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope
  • Check or money order payable to Hanover Circuit Court Clerk
  • Mailing address:
    • Hanover County Circuit Court Clerk's Office
      Attention: Copies
      P.O. Box 39
      Hanover, VA 23069
  • Letter with specific information:
    • Marriage licenses:
      • Include the full names of the bride and groom and the date of the marriage
    • Land records:
      • Include the deed book and page or instrument number
    • Court orders:
      • Include case number, names of parties to litigation, order book and page or instrument number


You can request copies online by visiting the ClerkePass website:
  • Payment by MasterCard or VISA
  • Specifically identify the document to be copied (names, book and page or instrument number)
  • There is an additional charge for obtaining copies online

Finding Identifying Information About a Document You Want Copied

You may need information that you do not have at hand to identify the document. Clerk's staff may be able to help you by phone, 804-365-6120 to find information for the following public records:
  • Court orders such as divorce decrees entered since April 2002
  • Land records (deeds, plats, deeds of trust, etc.) recorded since 1975
  • Marriage licenses issued since 2000
Often times you can find the deed book and page number where the deed to your property is recorded by accessing Hanover County Parcel Search and Mapping Application.

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests for Records

Requests may be made by Emailing the Circuit Court Clerk's Office FOIA officer Frank D. Hargrove, Jr. Request may also be made in person:
  • P. O. Box 39
    Hanover, VA 23069
    Phone: 804-365-6152
FOIA is generally not applicable to public records required by law to be maintained by Circuit Court Clerks. Other records maintained by Circuit Court Clerks are subject to FOIA, for more information visit the VA Code Section 2.2-3703 (A)(5) website.