County Clerk

As a precautionary measure, to help slow the spread of COVID-19, and protect both our staff and customers, the Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voter’s office lobby is closed to the public for regular in-person services. We are answering the phones and performing mandatory essential services via mail or online. Please contact our office at 530-225-5730 for information about services not listed below. You can also send questions about services to, or

Cathy Darling Allen

County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen, County ClerkWelcome! It's an honor to serve as your County Clerk and Registrar of Voters. This office touches the lives of over 175,000 people every year at important milestones. We make it official when you marry, open a business, prepare for international travel, and vote. It is a privilege to be a part of your life and to serve the people of Shasta County. 

The County Clerk serves the public as licenser of marriage licenses, filer of fictitious business name statements, and is an authorized passport acceptance agent in Shasta County.

The Registrar of Voters / Elections Department is the primary election service provider and sole voter registration custodian for approximately 100,000 voters in Shasta County. The Registrar of Voters administers these duties in a non partisan manner. This is essential to maintain the integrity of the system and the confidence of the electorate.

Mission Statement

To promote public confidence and good will by providing the very highest level of courteous, efficient service. Further, to insure the highest possible degree of integrity of the County's election process through administration of all federal, state, and local election laws in a uniform, consistent and accessible manner.

County Clerk Services

The following services are only available online at or via mail:

  • Fictitious Business Name Statement
  • CEQA Filings
  • Certificates of Confidential Marriage license by mail
  • Review of CEQA Postings – please contact us to request a copy of the filing via mail or email

If the clerk services you are looking for are not on the list above, they are currently not available. You can send questions about clerk services to

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time.

Shasta County Clerk Fees 

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