County Clerk - Recorder

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Public hours are 9 AM to Noon and 1 to 4 PM. We are located in the main floor of the Historic Courthouse at 220 South Lassen St., Suite 5, Susanville, CA 96130.

Recording hours: 10 AM to 12 Noon and 1 to 3 PM
Phone hours: 8 AM to 5 PM

(All local calls will be returned)

Clerk Forms

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Passport Information

Passports are processed by the Tax Collector's office - contact them at (530) 251-2705.

Fictitious Business Name Information

Marriage Information

Recorder Forms

Request for Vital Records

For your convenience, you can process online requests through VitalChek Network, Inc., an independent company that we have partnered with to provide this service. VitalChek can be reached through their web site at or by clicking the "On-line" link below. You will be charged an additional non-refundable $7 fee by VitalChek for using this service. All major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Fee for certified copies as of JANUARY 1, 2014:

  • Certified Copy – Birth Certificate $25
  • Certified Copy – Death Certificate $21
  • Disposition Permit $12 
  • Certified Copy - Marriage Certificate $15
  • Request for Certified Birth Record On-line or By Mail
  • Request for Certified Death Record On-line or By Mail
  • Request for Certified Marriage Record On-line or By Mail

Notary Consumer Disclosure Requirement  (SB 1050)

Board Forms