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Foster D. Arnett, Jr. - Knox County Clerk

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Welcome to the Knox County Clerk’s website. The Knox County Clerk is a constitutional officer elected to a four-year term. One of the Clerk’s primary functions is to keep the official minutes and records of the activities of the Knox County Commission and its Standing Committees. These records are maintained in the Commission Library in our offices at the Old County Courthouse. The County Clerk also maintains records of marriage licenses and automobile titles issued in the County.

The County Clerk also has the responsibility to receive fees, set by state law, for various transactions, such as motor vehicle registration and automobile titles, drivers’ license renewals, notary commissions, marriage licenses and passports. We assist the State Department of Revenue in collecting automobile sales tax and privilege taxes. All revenues in excess of operating expenses are transferred to the County general fund for the maintenance and improvement of public services.


Announcements

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Knox County Clerk Closing Dates


Saturday
May 24, 2014
Memorial Day Holiday

Monday
May 26, 2014
Memorial Day

Friday
July 4, 2014
Independence Day

Saturday
July 5, 2014
Independence Day Holiday

Saturday
August 30, 2014
Labor Day Holiday

Monday
September 1, 2014
Labor Day

Friday
October 24, 2014
Staff Training Day

Tuesday
November 11, 2014
Veteran’s Day

Wednesday
November 26, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday, Closing at Noon

Friday
November 28, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday

Saturday
November 29, 2014
Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday
December 24, 2014
Christmas Eve, Closing at Noon

Thursday
December 25, 2014
Christmas Day

Friday
December 26, 2014
Christmas Holiday

Saturday
December 27, 2014
Christmas Holiday

Announcements

East Location will open for the final SATURDAY, February 7, 2015

Posted: 10/28/2014

The East Location will open for the final SATURDAY, February 7, 2015. I have made this decision for several reasons. more

The Farragut office will be opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014

Posted: 6/2/2014

The Farragut office, located at 11408 Municipal Center Dr, will be opening at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

The East office closed May 12-17

Posted: 4/25/2014

The East office, located at 3010 S. Mall Rd., will be closed May 12-17, 2014 for renovations. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Knox County Clerk Offices Closed Friday, April 18

Posted: 4/2/2014

The Knox County Clerk offices will be closed Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. The East office will also be closed Saturday, April 19 for Easter weekend. We hope everyone has an enjoyable, safe holiday.

The Halls office will be closed April 14 through 18 for renovations

Posted: 3/27/2014

The Halls office, located at 7028 Maynardville Pike, will be closed April 14 through 18 for renovations. Please visit one of our other 5 offices during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Knox County Clerk offices will be closing March 3, at 3:00 p.m.

Posted: 3/03/2014

Due to inclement weather, the Knox County Clerk’s offices will be closing today, March 3, at 3 p.m. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Please be safe while traveling.

The Knox County Clerk's offices will be closed Martin Luther King Day

Posted: 1/2/2014

The Knox County Clerk’s offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

The Knox County Clerk's offices will be closed Presdents Day

Posted: 2/4/2014

The Knox County Clerk offices will be closed Monday, February 17, 2014 in honor of President’s Day.

The Knox County Clerk's offices will be closed Martin Luther King Day

Posted: 1/2/2014

The Knox County Clerk’s offices will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2014 in honor of Martin Luther King Day.

Saturday Passports at East Office by Appointment Only

Posted: 4/15/2013

Effective May 18th, 2013, passports will be by appointment only on Saturdays. Appointments will be made in 15 minute increments, and each applicant must have their own appointment; e.g., a family of four will need four 15 minute appointments. If you are late, you may either reschedule the appointment or you may wait in the lobby until all scheduled appointments have been completed. However, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to fit you in if you are late for your appointment.

Please call 865-705-4866 for appointments.

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County Clerk

Old Courthouse
300 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902

Phone: 865-215-2385
Fax: 865-215-3655

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Driver's License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 4:00pm
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Satellite Locations
1028 Old Cedar Bluff Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Driver’s License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 4 p.m.
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Farragut Town Hall 2nd Floor
11408 Municipal Center Drive
Farragut, TN 37934
Phone: 865-215-2385
Fax: 865-966-5207
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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North Knoxville/Halls Center
7028 Maynardville Pike
Knoxville, TN 37918
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Driver's License and Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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South Knoxville/Chapman Plaza
7339 Chapman Hwy
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Marriage License office closes at 4:00pm
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East Knoxville
3010 S. Mall Road
Knoxville, TN 37917
(The old Markman's Jewelry Store, in front of Lowe's Home Improvement)
Phone: 865-215-2385
Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday
9:00am - 1:00 pm
Driver's License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 5:00pm Monday through Friday

Driver’s License, Marriage License and Passport offices close at 12:30pm Saturday
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