Clerk - Recorder

Mono County Courthouse

NOTICE: In light of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Mono County Clerk-Recorder's office is taking the Center for Disease Control's recommendations for social distancing and the Governor's Shelter-in-Place orders very seriously.  We strive to continue to serve our public and provide services in the most efficient way possible, all while keeping the public and our employees safe. 

As of Thursday, March 26, we are operating under shortened office hours, and will be available by phone and email from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.  At this time, we are not offering walk-in counter service. WE WILL NOT ISSUE MARRIAGE LICENSES AT THIS TIME. 

We have a drop-box outside our locked lobby door where customers may drop off recordings and requests for other documents.  Our phone number is posted on our lobby doors and we are happy to take your calls as staff is available throughout the day.  As a reminder, we offer Electronic Document Recording (available through your local Title Company), and VitalChek (a safe, online method for requesting and obtaining copies of Birth, Death, and Marriage records).  If you have any questions or need any assistance, please call us at 760-932-5530.  We are committed to providing the best service we can during this unpredictable time.    We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

The purpose of the Clerk - Recorder's Office is to process, maintain, and update records in a timely and accurate fashion, to ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws, and to provide easy access to public records and historical documents to enhance customer service.

Our office supplies official documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates, fictitious business names, elections, voter registration, and absentee voting.

Recorded Documents

Read more for information on our current list of fees, including the new SB2 fee, as well as valuable information about recording requirements and where to send your documents to us.


Reduce costs and time while improving productivity with E-Recording!

File Drawers

Read more for information about CEQA filings, FBNs, and Legal Document and Unlawful Detainer Assistants.


See more for information about birth and death certificates, marriage licenses and certificates, and how to request certified copies of your records.