Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I obtain a copy of my Birth Certificate?
The New Mexico Health Department Vital Records
 
Where can I obtain a Marriage License? What are the Requirements? How much does it cost?
Applicants must be 18 years of age to obtain a marriage license without parental consent. To complete the application both applicants must be present and have a photo ID with their date of birth. The cost is $25.00. The Clerk's Office can answer any other questions at 800-687-2705 ext. 6

Are Lincoln County Clerk's documents available online?
No, but the Clerk's Office will be able to help you with information and copies at 800-687-2705 ext. 6 

 
Are Lincoln County property records available online?
No, but the Clerk's Office will be able to help you with information and copies at 800-687-2705 ext. 6 
 
Where do I pay my property taxes?
At the Lincoln County Treasurer's Office at 300 Central Avenue, Carrizozo.
 
Where can I obtain a copy of a Death Certificate?
The New Mexico Health Department Vital Records
 
Is a Business License required within Lincoln County?
Anyone who engages in business in New Mexico must register with the Taxation and Revenue Department (TRD). Business Licenses are not required for doing business within unincorporated Lincoln County but may be necessary when operating a business with the village or town limits of certain municipalities.
 
Where can I get information of Planning and Zoning regulations?
By contacting our Planning Department at 575-258-5934.
 
Does Lincoln County hold Delinquent Property Tax Sales?
The Treasurer's Office can answer all questions about Delinquent Property Tax Sales at 575-648-2385 ext.113
 
Where does Lincoln County post Job Openings?
Job openings are run in local newspapers, at the Lincoln County Managers Office and at the Lincoln County Human Resources page.
 
Where does Lincoln County post open RFPs and IFBs?
Requests for Proposals and Invitations For Bid are posted in local papers and at the Lincoln County Purchasing Office's page.