County of Shelby State of Missouri
Recorder of Deeds

Audrey Buzzard, Recorder

Office Hours 8-12 & 1-4 Monday Thru Friday

Shelby County

Marriage License Information

You must come together to apply
Photo ID, SSN
Previous Marriage information (Month & Year it Ended)
No Waiting Period
Takes about 30 Minutes
Licenses are good for 30 days from Issue date
Marriage Licenses are $46
Certified Copies of Marriage Licenses $9
Check or cash only

Document Recording

We follow the Missouri State Standards
$24 for the first page $3 for each additional page as long as in standard format
See for more information

Copies of Documents

You must prepay for copies to be emailed or mailed, we accept check or money order**
The cost is $1 per document up to 5 pages (for larger documents, see note below)
Send a check or money order to the above address with your email
If you want the documents mailed back you must send a postage paid return envelope 

** For a document larger than 5 pages, the cost is $1 for each additional 5 pages.

Veteran Service Records, Surveys & Other

Contact Office at number 573-633-2821.

Online Records Search

*1992 to Present Land records index
SFFlexSuite® Web

In order to use the SFFlexSuite® Web platform, you will need to sign up for an account by clicking on the Sign Up link in the upper right hand corner and fill out the required information. In order to access Shelby County's online records, you will need to request access to the Shelby County Public group by finding it in the list that appears after you have signed up and clicking the (+) button in any of the lines for that group.

Once you have been granted access, you can click on the button in the top center of the screen and select the Shelby Co tab to access records.

For additional information about using the SFFlexSuite® Web platform, view the reference document here or by clicking on the (?) button (or the Help link if viewing on a mobile device) in the upper right hand corner of the login page.

1835 to 2001 Land records/Marriage records index

* Documents are current to close of last business day.

Fraud Alert

To register for the Fraud Alert click here.

Instructions with screen shots to register for the Fraud Alert are here.

If you are an existing SFFlexSuite® Web user, and you have an account to view records online with this or any other county, you can use your account credentials to log in to the Fraud Alert portal and request access to the Fraud Alert group in your user profile.

If you do not have an account in the FlexSuite® web portal, you need to sign up by clicking the Sign up link below the email address boxv on the fraud alert login page.

Contact Us

Recorder of Deeds

100 East Main, PO Box 188,
Shelbyville, MO 63469
Contact Office at number 573-633-2821.