Constitutional Offices

Monroe County Clerk of Courts

The Monroe County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller, Kevin Madok, has resumed in-person services to the public. All patrons will be required to wear a face-covering to enter the building and will be required to maintain proper social distancing. For those wishing to limit their interactions, the dropbox options will still be available. Full marriage license services, including ceremonies, is at all three locations.

The three Monroe County courthouses in Key West, Marathon, and Plantation Key are closed to the general public. Some proceedings can continue through remote technology until further notice. Jury trials are and selection are suspended at least until further notice. 

Tax Collector

The Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office will be serving only Monroe County residents at this time. Online services are available at There is no convenience fee when using an e-check online.

All of the Tax Collector offices are open. There is a limit to the number of people allowed in the lobby at a time, masks are required, and please practice social distancing. The Tax Collector’s Office will be processing driver license testing and concealed weapon permits by appointment only. Concealed weapon permit services are only provided at the Key West and Key Largo offices.

For driver's license tests, the procedures are as follows:

1. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. The appointments will be every hour, starting at 8 am, with the last appointment at 3 pm.

2. The customer (and interpreter – if needed) will have their temperature taken prior to the driving test.

3. Everyone, including the employee, will be required to wear a mask.

4. All windows in the vehicle are required to be rolled down during the driving test.

5. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment. If the customer is late, they will be required to schedule another appointment. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!

o (305) 295-5000 Key West

o (305) 293-6339 Key West Driver License Office

o (305) 289-6034 Marathon

o (305) 852-7150 Plantation

o (305) 853-3562 Key Largo Driver License Office

Public Defender’s Offices

The Public Defender’s Offices will be closed to visitors until further notice. If you have an upcoming court date, clients are encouraged to call our office and contact your attorney. Limited staff will be working at the office and the majority of the staff will be working from home. Clients needing additional information, please call or email. 

Mosquito Control District

The three facilities in Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West will be closed to the general public. Ground inspectors will continue to check for mosquito larvae around residences and businesses but have been instructed to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and to maintain an adequate ‘social distance’ from members of the public they encounter. All aviation staff will remain mission ready to respond to any public health or nuisance threat. If you have questions, please call or email.