Skip County Header
Alameda County, CA, acgov.org
Office of Melissa Wilk, Alameda County Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder
COVID-19

Public Notice
Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Alert
July 2, 2020

The Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office has been closely monitoring advice from the County's Public Health Department related to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Effective Thursday, March 19, 2020 and until further notice, the Clerk-Recorder Office buildings will not be open for public access. However, essential Clerk-Recorder functions will continue to be provided utilizing online orders, mail, and a drop-box located outside of our Main Office at 1106 Madison St. in Oakland, CA 94607.

The drop-box is available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm. (All drop-box service requests must include a payment by check)

Essential services that will continue to be provided include:

  • Document Recording Services (By mail or drop-box located at 1106 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94607)
  • Certified Copies of Vital Records (Birth, Death, and Marriage Certificates) Online, by mail or drop-box located at 1106 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94607
  • Certified Copies of Official Public Records (Recorded Documents) Online, by mail or drop-box located at 1106 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94607
  • Issuance of Online Marriage Licenses and Virtual Marriage Ceremonies pursuant to Executive Order N-58-20 (Click here for instruction packet) *** Due to a high demand for marriage licensing services, please expect a delay in processing your application.

Please direct any questions to our customer service e-mail address: CROCustomerService@acgov.org

Due to the dynamic nature of the COVID-19 outbreak, we recommend that you visit our home page frequently for updates or changes to our services. Thank you for your understanding.

get information on the corona virus

Main Office in Oakland

image of the alameda county Clerk-Recorder's main office in Oakland, CA

Full Service Location

1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607 Map


Contact our office


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (except holidays)
Document recordings only accepted until 4:30 pm.
Marriage license/ceremony services are available until 3:45 p.m.


Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

There is limited metered street parking. Parking is available at a pay parking lot, located at 12th and Jackson Streets, and one located at the Oakland Museum on Oak, between 10th and 12th Street.


The Recorder's building is a few blocks from Lake Merritt BART station.


NOTE: Our busy time is noon to 2:00 p.m. Please avoid these hours, if possible, for faster service.


Tri-Valley Office

image of the alameda county Clerk-Recorder's Tri-Valley Satellite Office, CA

Select Service Location

7600 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568 Map


Contact our office


Mail transactions are NOT accepted at this location.


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (except holidays)
Document recordings only accepted until 4:30 pm.
Marriage license issuance available until 3:45 p.m. Ceremonies are not offered.


Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

Free customer parking is available.
The office is within walking distance of the West Dublin BART station.


NOTE: Select Services offered at the Satellite Office include:

  • Certified Copies of Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
  • Document Recording Services
  • Fictitious Business Name Filings
  • Notary Oath & Bond Filings
  • Public Records searches
  • Marriage License issuance (only)

Alameda County sealAlameda County © 2019 • All Rights Reserved • Legal / DisclaimersAccessibility