You may visit the Raleigh County Courthouse (Clerk’s Office) to obtain a copy.  Please note, a state issued photo identification is required and there is a $5.00 fee.  Alternately, you can request a copy via USPS by submitting a completed application, found in our Document Center here, along with required identification, applicable fee, and postage.  All pertinent information is available on the application.

In order to apply for a marriage license, couples must schedule an appointment; appear together at the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office; present valid identification and other information.  A complete list of requirements and additional details can be found here.

Deeds, Trust Deeds, Liens and other documents regarding the transfer of property are considered public information. If you wish to obtain a copy of any recorded document you may do so in person or make a request by mail.  There is a fee for document copies; for recording; for certification and postage (if applicable) based on the number of pages. A list of fees can be found here.

Those records are made available to the public and may be obtained by a visit to our office.  Please note that the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office is not able to advise if your property is free of liens, this office can simply advise what records can be seen upon a specific search.  An Attorney will need to provide certification of a clear title to your property.

There is a lot of information available on our Voter Registration/Elections page.  You will find links to resources that will help you find out if you are registered to vote and/or view your registration. 

You can update your voter registration and find other voter information at www.govotewv.com.

Please visit our Probate page for information regarding Wills, Estate Administration, and more. Probate forms can be found in our Document Center.

We are located at:

Raleigh County Courthouse
215 Main Street
Beckley WV 25801

Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:00.

Minimum qualifications required for the entry-level position: be between the ages of 18 and 45; a high school diploma or GED; pass all three aspects of the physical fitness test; pass the written examination (a 70 is considered passing); and undergo a complete background investigation.  

Effective July 1, 2024, entry-level Raleigh County Deputy Sheriff beginning salary range is $50,620.00 to $52,420.00.  The job duties of a Deputy Sheriff are, but not limited to, road patrol, investigations, court security, school resource officer, and home confinement. 

CURRENTLY HIRING!  All persons interested in this position are encouraged to submit a completed application, along with all required documentation, by June 21, 2024 at 4:30 P.M. 

You will find the complete application packet here, which includes:

There is a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for West Virginia Certified Officers possessing a current certification.