575-546-0494

Clerk

The County Clerk is an elected county official. Some of the responsibilities of this office include:
  • Voter registration and election administration
  • Serves as ex-officio clerk of the County Probate Court
  • Serves as ex-officio clerk to the Luna County Board of County Commissioners and creates and maintains for permanent record minutes of the meetings of the board.
  • Records, files and preserves for permanent record all types of documents submitted for public record, i.e., deeds, mortgages, agreements, etc.
  • Collects Lodger`s Tax
  • Issues Business Registration and maintains database pursuant to Luna County Ordinance #5, Amendment #5
  • Issues Marriage Licenses and maintains database for permanent record
MISSION STATEMENT
  • To preserve the integrity of elections and to promote public awareness and participation in the electoral process while complying with applicable statutes and rules Luna County Clerk's office
  • To preserve and promote public trust and confidence in the Luna County Clerk's Office by providing assistance to those seeking access to governmental services.

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In order to obtain a marriage license from Luna County, NM the following is required:

You must present 'Proof of Age' by either of the items listed:
  • Driver's License;
  • Certified Copy of Birth Certificate; or
  • Military Identification.
Ages 16 -17 may apply only with consent of both parents or legal guardian.
Marriage licenses for those under the age of 16 years requires a 'Petition to the District Court' (consult an attorney for legal advice).
There is a $25 fee upon 'Submission of Application'.

Marriages may be performed by members of the Clergy, a Probate, Municipal, District, or Magistrate Judge, or anyone authorized by law.
'Certificate of Marriage' should be returned to the County Clerk where it was issued within 90 days.
            LUNA COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE DEPARTMENT OF RECORDING & FILING

Fee Schedule

Luna County Courthouse ◦ 700 South Silver

P.O. Box 1838, Deming, New Mexico 88031

Effective July 1, 2011

Please call the County Clerk's Office at 575-546-0491 for further assistance.

NOTICE: DOCUMENTS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK ARE PUBLIC RECORDS, SUBJECT TO INSPECTION AND DISCLOSURE.

RECORDING

Documents (1-10 indexing entries) $25.00 14-8-15B NMSA 1978
Each additional block of 10 entries $25.00 14-8-15C NMSA 1978
Interested Party/In-Person (up to 10 entries) $10.00 Laws 2011 Chapter 134

PLATS AND BOUNDARY SURVEYS

Original Mylar Returned to Submitter (1-10 Entries) $25.00 14-8-16D NMSA 1978

Each additional block of 10 entries $25.00

MARRIAGE LICENSE

Marriage License Fee $25.00 40-1-11E NMSA 1978
Certification of Marriage Record $1.50

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

Fax $1.00
Certification Fee $1.00
Photocopy $ .50

UCC-1 INITIAL FINANCING STATEMENT AND UCC-3 ASSIGNMENTS, CONTINUATIONS & TERMINATIONS

Acknowledgement Not Necessary (55-9-525 NMSA 1978 Comp). UCC filings for farm products, livestock, crops & equipment are filed in the office of the Secretary of State, while UCC filings for extractable minerals (such as oil & gas), timber, and fixtures are filed in the County Clerk's office.
Documents (1-10 indexing entries) $25.00 These fees apply only to National Standard Forms. Fees double when non-standard form is used.
Each additional block of 10 entries $25.00
UCC Certified Copy $3.00 14-8-15 NMSA 1978

PROBATE 

Filing fee 

Form kits
$30.00

$5.00

BUSINESS REGISTRATION - Amendment 5 to Ordinance #5

Annual registration is required of businesses grossing over $500 in Luna County and are located outside the boundaries of Deming or Columbus.25.00$ $25.00 The fee is based on a fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending on June 30.
Dispenser's License (bar) $200.00
Retailer's License (package store) $100.00
Club License $50.00


Contact Us

Andrea Rodriguez
Clerk

Courthouse
700 S. Silver Ave., P.O. Box 1838
Deming, NM 88031

Phone:
(575) 546-0491

Fax:
(575)-543-6617

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