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Kristen DePaul, 
204 S. Court Street Rm 106
Alturas, CA 96101

Office hours:
M-F 8:30am-5pm
Closed for lunch from 12-1pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Recorder: 530-233-6217
       Fax: 530-233-6237

Shannon Hagge
Desirea Kendall
Cindy Mohr

Please note that Starting January 4th, 2016, the Modoc County Recorder's office will be combined with the Assessor's office. Please make sure to mail all correspondences to our new address at 204 South Court Street, Rm 106 Alturas, CA 96101

Important Notice

The staff of the Recorder-Assessor's Office are forbidden by California legal codes to 

practice law or provide legal advice; this prohibition includes giving advice about 

what forms you might need or how you should fill them out.

Vital request fee increase:

Starting January 1, 2014 the fee for a birth or death certificate will increase by $5.00. The fee for a marriage certificate will increase by $1.00  The new fees are listed below.

The new fee for a birth certificate will be $25.00 

The new fee for a death certificate will be $21.00.  

The new fee for a marriage certificate will be $15.00-(This is for a certified copy of a marriage certificate, not the license to get married.  For a Marriage license to get married please visit the Clerk site).

Please note  These fees will only take affect on and after January 1, 2014.  Until then the fees will remain the same, any applications received after January 1, 2014 will be rejected for insufficient funds, causing a delay in you receiving your requested document.

Need a document right away?  You can now purchase documents from ParcelQuest.  Click on the link below or go to our online index page to find the link.

Shannon Hagge,
Jul 21, 2016, 4:58 PM