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Visit Finance or Real Property

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.


Certificate of Residency E-Mail Application Procedure 

Visit the Certificate of Residency section and review the required information necessary to obtain your certificate..


Real Property Tax Service Agency

Please call our office beforehand at (518) 388-4246 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.