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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Clerk of Circuit Court
About the Clerk
Chaz W. Haywood serves as the Clerk of Court after having been sworn in to office in 2008. 

The Rockingham County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office serves Rockingham County and the City of Harrisonburg.The Clerk’s Office is responsible for:
  • Filing of all civil suits
  • Docketing and filing of criminal actions
  • Recording real estate records and plats
  • Issuing marriage licenses
  • Probating wills
  • Processing notary public applications
  • Recording military discharge forms (DD-214’s)
  • Recording  business trade names
Our office is an acceptance facility for U.S. passports for the U.S. Department of State. The office also maintains a genealogy room, which holds Minute Books and other items of interest dating back to 1777.

More Information
Many of your questions regarding the services that my office performs may be answered on this website. Please find the appropriate division to the left for more detailed information for that division or service. If at any time additional information is needed, please do not hesitate to contact the Clerk's Office.

For contact information organized by department, please use our Staff Directory.
Rockingham Circuit CourtPhoto by Branden Thompson

**Please note that if you plan to visit our office, electronic devices such as phones, tablets, computers, etc. are not allowed in the building.** 

ChazChaz W. Haywood
Clerk of Court
Ph: (540) 564-3111
Fax: (540)564-3127

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Physical & Mailing Address
Rockingham County Circuit Court
80 Court Square
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Mon, Aug. 21

Wed, Aug. 23

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