County Clerk

The Office of the County Clerk is duty-bound by Wisconsin Statutes and as otherwise directed by the needs of the County Board and the public to provide administrative and clerical services to the Board, to the Public, to other County Departments, and to other units of Government.  The County Clerk's Office is responsible for disseminating information on general government, elections, marriage licenses and domestic partnerships.  We are dedicated to providing the best service to the public.

Major functions of the County Clerk’s Office are marriage licenses, domestic partnerships, voter registration, work permits, and passport application services.  The County Clerk's Office also provides administrative and clerical services to the County Board, other County Departments, and other units of Government.  The County Clerk is also the Chief Election Officer of the County, and administers elections for county offices and provides declaration of candidacy, campaign registration, and nomination papers to candidates.

When you come to visit the County Clerk's office you will be working with County Clerk Lois Kiel, Deputy Clerk Jessica Backus or Administrative Assistant Laurie Heier.

Department Director

Lois Kiel

Phone: 920-683-4003

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Location Information

Manitowoc County Courthouse

1010 S 8th Street

1st Floor, Room 115

Manitowoc, WI 54220

Hours of Operation

Monday:  8:30 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday: 8:30 - 4:30
Friday: 8:30 - 4:30
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed