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

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Main Office in Oakland

Full Service Location

1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607 Map

Telephone1-888-280-7708
TDD1-510-444-1396
Local1-510-272-6362

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.

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

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.

Method of Payment

  • Cash, Debit/ATM Card - In Person Only
  • Credit cards are not accepted for in person and mail requests.
  • Money Order, Cashier's or Traveler's Check - payable to: Alameda County Clerk Recorder
  • Personal, Company or Bank Check, preprinted with account holder's name - payable to: Alameda County Clerk Recorder. Out of country payments must be in U.S. dollars.
  • Credit cards (Master Card or Visa) are ONLY accepted for online copy request of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates, Fictitious Business Name Statements, and Official Public Records.

Tri-Valley Office

Select Services

7600 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568 Map
Office entrance is located through the building's courtyard.

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/ceremony services are not offered at this location.

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

Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

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

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