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Schenectady County Department of Finance

Residents of the County and the public at large are welcome to visit the Finance Office for the payment of delinquent taxes, issuance of certificates of residency, or to request information pertaining to deeds, taxes and tax maps, or assessment rolls. Before physically travelling to the Schenectady County Office Building (620 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305), please contact the office at 518-388-4260 or 518-388-4262 as your questions may be able to be addressed over the phone and may not require an in-person presence.

Should you wish to visit the office in person, an appointment can be made by calling 518-388-4260 or by requesting it using the form below.

Certificate of Residency E-Mail Application Procedure and/or scheduling an appointment.

Visit the Certificate of Residency section and review the required information necessary to obtain your certificate prior to making an in-person appointment.


Real Property Tax Service Agency

The Schenectady County Real Property Tax Service Agency will be open to the public by appointment only effective June 17, 2020.

Please call our office beforehand at (518) 388-4246 or schedule an appointment below for the following information:

  • Deeds – Questions regarding researching, stamping and recording of deeds.
  • Tax Maps & Subdivision Maps – Tax map or subdivision map related questions or information.
  • ImageMate Online – Access to our ImageMate Online website is available by clicking the link below or on our public office computer.
  • Assessment Rolls – Copies of each municipalities most updated assessment roll are available to view directly from our website below or on our public office computer.

When visiting the Finance Department and Real Property Tax Service Agency, please note that a mask or face covering is required and that social distancing requirements and protocols between members of the public and between members of the public and staff must be honored.