County of Alameda
Office of Melissa Wilk, Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder

COVID-19

Public Notice

As of May 2, 2022, our Clerk-Recorder's Tri-Valley and Oakland offices are both open for in-person services. Please see hours of operation for each office below.


Our office in Oakland is open to the public with the following modifications:

  • All visitors must first obtain a ticket for all services at the 11th Street patio entrance
  • Masks are required when entering the building.
  • Cut-off times for the following services:
    • 4:00 PM - Issuance of marriage licenses, filing of environmental impact reports, and para-professional registrations including: process servers, professional photocopiers, legal document assistants (LDAs), and unlawful detainer assistants (UDAs). All individual/employee paraprofessional applicants must include 2 passport photos along with the bond, application, and payment.
    • 4:30 PM - Document Recording
  • If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service at (510)272-6362 or email CROCustomerService@acgov.org

We continue to encourage customers to utilize online services to reduce in-person traffic.

Vital Records (Birth, Death, Marriage)

  • Reduce your wait time! Pick-up option now available!
  • Order online. When your order is ready, simply pick it up at the office in Oakland.

Marriage Services

  • In-person marriage ceremonies are by appointment only, at our office in Oakland. Click here to book an appointment. Please note that a valid California marriage license is required before a ceremony can be performed.
  • Due to occupancy limitations, only the couple and 8 guests total will be permitted into the building.
  • We encourage customers to complete the marriage license application online.

Oakland Office

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

Full Service Location

1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607 Map


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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday (except holidays)
8:30 AM until 5:00 PM

Cut-off times for the following services:
4:00 PM - Issuance of marriage licenses, filing of environmental impact reports, and para-professional registrations including: process servers, professional photocopiers, legal document assistants (LDAs), and unlawful detainer assistants (UDAs). All individual/employee paraprofessional applicants must include 2 passport photos along with the bond, application, and payment.
4:30 PM - Document Recording


Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

There is limited metered street parking.


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


NOTE: Our busy time is noon to 2:00 PM. 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, Suite 160
Dublin, CA 94568 Map
Office entrance is located through the building's courtyard.


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Mail transactions are NOT accepted at this location.

Marriage ceremonies are NOT offered at this location.


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday (except holidays)
8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (closed for lunch)

Cut-off times for the following services:
4:00 PM - Issuance of marriage licenses
4:30 PM - Document Recording


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 Tri-Valley 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)