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Service Changes Effective July 20, 2020

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will close its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills, and at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services are offered by mail only. 

The following services must be requested by mail. No over-the-counter service is available until further notice:

  • Fictitious Business Name Statements
  • Official Record Copies
  • EIR Filings

New marriage appointments are available at: https://www.ocrecorder.com/services/marriage-services.
For more information about the services offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.

Orange County Clerk-Recorder

County Administration South Building
601 N. Ross Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Need More Help? Call (714) 834-2500

Please send your questions and comments to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department through   

Other useful information:


For property valuations, visit the Orange County Assessor's webpage.

For property tax payments, visit the Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector's webpage.

For information about registering to vote, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voter's webpage.