Circuit Clerk – Greg Dickerson

Duties of the Circuit Clerk

  • Serves as Clerk of the County Court, Youth Court, Circuit Court – Civil Division and Circuit Court – Criminal Division
  • Files and Maintains Documents related to County, Youth, Civil and Criminal Court
  • Files and Maintains the Judgment Roll
  • Records and Preserves State Tax Liens
  • Issues and Maintains Marriage Licenses
  • Registers and Maintains the Voter Roll and Assists with Local and State Elections
  • Accepts and Processes Passport Applications

Voter Information

  • You may register to vote if you are eighteen (18) years old on or before the next general election
  • You must be registered to vote 30 days prior to an election
  • Absentee voting begins 45 days to prior to an election – the office will open two consecutive Saturdays prior to an election from 8AM until 12PM.

Marriage License Information – Fee is $37.00 (Cash Only)

  • Both Parties must be present
  • Proof of age must be provided in the form of Driver License, Birth Certificate, Passport, or Other Legal Document that contains name and date of birth
  • The Circuit Clerk shall NOT issue a marriage license to any male applicant under the age of seventeen (17) or any female applicant under the age of fifteen (15) without a Court Order
  • If either applicant is under the age of twenty-one (21), parents or legal guardians must be present
  • If either applicant has previously been married and divorced, a date of divorce must be provided
  • If either applicant has lost a spouse through death, a date of death must be provided
  • Once a license is issued, it does not expire


  • The Circuit Clerks office is a Passport Acceptance Agency
  • Applications are processed Monday-Friday 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM
  • Passport photos are available in the office for a fee of $20.00.


County Election Commissioners

Gail Harrison Welch, Beat One

Michelle Blackwell, Beat Two

Helen Blackledge Stanley, Beat Three

John Herrington, Beat Four

Addie Wash Chinn, Beat Five


First Judicial District
101 N. Court Street, Suite B
Ellisville, MS 39437
Phone: 601-477-8538
Fax: 601-477-8539
Second Judicial District
415 N. 5th Avenue
Post Office Box 1336
Laurel, MS 39441
Phone: 601-425-2556
Fax: 601-399-4774
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