Clerk Offices in Bismarck, North Dakota

Find Bismarck, North Dakota clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.

There are 2 Clerk Offices in Bismarck, North Dakota, serving a population of 70,536 people in an area of 33 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 35,268 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 16 square miles.

In North Dakota, Bismarck is ranked 56th of 477 cities in Clerk Offices per capita, and 56th in Clerk Offices per square mile.


Burleigh County Clerk PO Box 1055 Bismarck, ND

Burleigh County Clerk 514 East Thayer Avenue Bismarck, ND

About the Bismarck Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Bismarck, ND are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Bismarck Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through North Dakota state, Burleigh County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Bismarck public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Bismarck, North Dakota vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
Bismarck Public Records

Bismarck Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Bismarck property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages Bismarck public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of Bismarck permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

Bismarck Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. Bismarck Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of Bismarck Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local Bismarck ordinances, regulations and North Dakota state law.