Kossuth County Clerk Office

Find Kossuth County Iowa 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.


Burt City Clerk 119 East Walnut Street Burt IA 50522 515-924-3618


Kossuth County Clerk 114 West State Street Algona IA 50511 515-295-3240

About the Kossuth County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Kossuth County, IA 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 Kossuth County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Iowa state, Kossuth County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Kossuth County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Kossuth County, Iowa 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
Kossuth County Public Records

Kossuth County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain Kossuth County 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 Kossuth County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of Kossuth County 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.

Kossuth County 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. Kossuth County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of Kossuth County 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 Kossuth County ordinances, regulations and Iowa state law.