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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.

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


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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday (except holidays)
Drop-box available from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Telephone assistance available from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
* In-person services are not currently available. See notice above. *


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.


Tri-Valley Office

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Select Service Location

7600 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568 Map


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Mail transactions are NOT accepted at this location.


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday (except holidays)
Telephone assistance available from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
* In-person and drop-box services are not currently available at this location. See notice above. *


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)
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