Treasurer/Clerk and Recorder modifies how services are offered

Services available online, by phone


Helena – The Lewis and Clark County Treasurer/Clerk and Recorder announces office closures and restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  To further limit exposure with both staff and the public, the following services will be available through mail and online only beginning today at 5 PM.

Burn Permits

Renew at 


Voter Registration and Elections Online Services

·         Check if you are registered to vote and if you are signed up for absentee ballots:

·         Though you cannot register to vote or request an absentee ballot online, you can download the form so you can complete, print, sign, and then return:

o     Voter Registration Application

o     Absentee Ballot Application

Voter Registration and Elections Phone Services

·         Most updates and requests require a signed form. Please call the office at 447-8339 and we will mail you the form you need with a postage-paid return envelope.



E-record online at: 

Motor Vehicle Registration


  • On-line at If you have changed counties or moved since your last renewal/initial registration you will need to verify your address prior to renewing.
  • Through the mail*.
  • Drop payment in the Red Box in Lobby.
  • Please email DOJMVDLEWISCLARKCOUNTY(at) or call 447-8328 to verify address prior to renewing on-line or to get an amount due for registration or permanent registration.
  • We will accept credit card payments over the phone for renewals expiring before 4/30/2020.

Temporary Registrations:

  • E-mail front and back of the title or bill of sale to DOJMVDLEWISCLARK(at) Please put TRP Request and Last name in the subject name.
  • Fax Front and back of the title or bill of sale to 406-447-8330 with a cover page that has your name and address on it. We will then mail your TRP to you.
  • Drop a copy of the front in back of the title or bill of sale in the mail slot in Motor Vehicle Window 4. Please include an e-mail address if you wish it to be e-mailed to you or an address if it is to be mailed.

Vehicle Titles:

Dealer/lender sending paperwork to MVD:

Customer with paperwork in-hand:

  • Email DOJMVDLEWISCLARK(at) for review of paperwork, if needed.
  • Mail* all necessary documents to Lewis & Clark County MVD with blank check for payment or a reliable phone number where we can reach you for payment.
  • Drop Title Paperwork in the mail slot in Motor Vehicle Window 4 with blank check for payment or reliable phone number where we may reach you for payment.


Pay property taxes 

Pay property taxes online at: 

Record documents 

Find more information online at:

·         Responding to recording information requests by e-mail to records(at) or phone at 447-8337.

Request vital records

Find forms to request vital records online at: 

·         Email completed forms to records(at) 

Review and file surveys

Call 447-8337 to coordinate the review and filing of surveys.


Search documents

Search documents online at: 


The listed services are available on an emergency basis by calling the department you need during regular office hours (8-5 M-F). If nobody answers, please leave a message and someone will get back to you as soon as they can:

  • Elections (406) 447-8339
  • Records (406) 447-8337
  • Tax Department (406) 447-8329
  • Motor Vehicle Department (406) 447-8328
  • Accounting Department (406) 447-8327

A full list of County services available by phone or online is available at



Paulette Dehart

Treasurer/Clerk & Recorder

Lewis and Clark County