County Clerk

The County Clerk’s office can be reached by calling

Or by email (see staff email to the right)

We are accepting passport applications during regular office hours, please arrive no later than 3:30 p.m. for accepting applications. The Passport Agency has given a time frame of 6 to 8 weeks for routine service.  And a time frame of up to 2 to 3 weeks for expedited service. Please maintain social distancing if we have several customers.

Passport Photos are available at the County Clerk's office, $17.00 each.

Marriage license applicants are encouraged to call 715-258-6200 and make an appointment so we are able to provide social distancing and sanitize between appointments.
No appointments after 3:30 p.m.

 The County Clerk is an elected County Constitutional Officer, authorized by Wisconsin Statute 59.23.  Among the department's many duties are: 

  • serves as manager and administrator for County records
  • administers elections
  • issues marriage licenses and cutting permits
  • passport acceptance agent
  • posts agendas and meeting notices
  • prepares and distributes annual Directory of Public Officials
  • performs other duties as directed by State Statutes and as assigned by the County Board

General Information on Other  Offices

  • To pay fees, fines or tickets, or to ask questions about court dates, jury duty, or divorce papers, contact the Clerk of Courts at 715-258-6460
  • For a birth, marriage, or death certificate, contact the Register of Deeds Office at 715-258-6250
  • To purchase a plat book, contact the UW Extension Office at 715-258-6230
  • If you have questions about or need to pay your property taxes, contact the County Treasurer's Office at 715-258-6220
  • To apply for a Work Permit (required for under the age of 16)  visit DWD to apply online. 

7:30 a.m. to 4:00  p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Please note we are NOT the Clerk of Courts Office. Clerk of Court hours can be found by clicking here.

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County Clerk

Kristy K. Opperman
Telephone: (715)258-6200
Fax: (715)258-6212

Chief Deputy County Clerk
Ellen Radies
Telephone: (715)258-6200

Deputy County Clerk
Danielle Taggart
Telephone: (715)258-6200 

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