The Kenton County Clerk’s Office in Independence at the Courthouse is now open.

The County Clerk’s Office completed its technology upgrades as well as putting the finishing touches on construction. Both the Covington and Independence locations will handle auto transactions (i.e. tag renewal and transfers). The Clerk’s Office encourages you to skip the lines by renewing their tags by:

  • Mail: Kenton County Clerk P.O. Box 1109, Covington, KY 41011
  • Online renewal at
  • Dropbox at 1840 Simon Kenton Way, Covington, Ky.

All real estate, notary, and marriage transactions will only be handled at the Kenton County Government Center. Records dating from 1991 to the present are available online. Certified marriage licenses that are required for Real ID are also available online at

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