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 out new address at 204 South Court Street, Rm 106 Alturas, CA 96101
204 S. Court Street Rm 106
Alturas, CA 96101
Closed for lunch for 12-1pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday
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.
Recording fee increase:
Starting January 1, 2013 the fee to record a document will increase to $10.00 for the first page; per title. Any document that is a penalty document i.e a two sided or larger than 8 1/2 x 11; will also increase by $2.00. All additional pages that are attached will continue to remain at the $3.00 per page price.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT FOR A MARRIAGE LICENSE
Please visit the County Clerks web page for Marriage license instructions.