Reci Cornett, Knott County Clerk



The Knott County Clerk’s office provides services in motor vehicle registration and titling, recordings, marriage licenses, notary bonds, elections and the sale of  delinquent tax bills. Our goal is to provide you with excellent service whether you are visiting our office, on the phone or online!

Reci Cornett, Knott County Clerk

May 17, 2022 - Primary Election

The 2022 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 for the Democrat and Republican parties.  Registration for office will begin on November 3, 2021 and run until January 7, 2022 at 4:00pm.  To file for candidacy you must visit and download the necessary forms for the office you intend to run for.  The financial statement must be filed online at or you can call the Registry of Election Finance at 502-573-2226.  If you have any questions about the new requirements please call the Knott County Clerk’s Office Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Thank you and God Bless,
Reci Cornett
Knott County Clerk

Vehicle Renewal and Registration:

  • Renew Online Now Boats and tax only payments are not available online!
  • Call to renew over the phone during business hours 606-785-5651 option 2
  • Insurance Fax number: 606-785-0966
  • Insurance Email: [email protected]


  • Call 606-785-5651 option 2 to set up an appointment
  • Insurance Fax number: 606-785-0966
  • Insurance Email: [email protected]