Julie Bustamante, Lassen County Recorder
Sarah Howe Senior Recorder
The County Recorder is located in the main lobby of the Historic Courthouse, 220 So Lassen St. Suite 5, Susanville, CA 96130
Public Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 12:00 Noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Recording hours: 10 a.m. to 12 Noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Phone hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (All local calls will be returned)
The Recorder’s Office is prohibited from giving legal advice; nor can staff assist the public in the preparation of legal documents. If you have questions concerning which document form is appropriate for your transaction, or if you are in need of assistance in obtaining forms or the preparation of that document, you should consult an attorney or obtain other professional advice.
COVID-19 Funeral Assistance
Certified Copy – Birth Certificate $29
Certified Copy – Death Certificate $24
Disposition Permit $12
Certified Copy - Marriage Certificate $17
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
Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates (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 www.vitalchek.com or by clicking the link below “On-line request for Vital Records”. 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®.