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 $2.00 per certified copy. 

In Person

  • We’re open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Copies are made at the reception desk in the clerk’s office on the 2nd floor of the Circuit Courthouse, 7530 County Complex Road, Hanover, VA 23069.
  • We accept cash, check or money order.

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 with ClerkePass

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

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 or (804) 365-6150, to find information for the following public records:

  • Land records (deeds, plats, deeds of trust, etc.) recorded since 1975
  • Marriage licenses issued since 2000
  • Court orders such as divorce decrees entered since April 2002

Often times you can find the deed book and page number where the deed to your property is recorded by accessing Hanover County Geographic Information Access System.

Virginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests for Records

Requests may be made to Circuit Court Clerk’s Office FOIA officer Frank D. Hargrove, Jr. at, P. O. Box 39, Hanover, VA 23069, or (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.  VA Code Section 2.2-3703(A)(5)


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