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Office Hours & Location


In light of recent developments, including new guidance from the Governor of the State of California as well as a new Order from our Public Health Department, the Clerk-Recorder's Office will not be able to provide services for walk-in customers from March 16, 2020, until further notice.
 
We also have a drop box located in front of the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Please ensure that your dropped off packet is securely packaged in an envelope/mailing box. Also please be sure to enclose a check or credit card authorization (please reference our fee schedule). Once the drop off request has been processed, the completed requests will be returned by mail. 

For updates and additional information, please visit the Office of the Clerk Recorder web site at WWW.CLERKRECORDER.ORG.

Hours:

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for the following services:

  • Marriage Ceremonies closes at 3:40 p.m. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday
    10:30 AM to 3:40 PM.

  • Passports (by appointment only) closes at 3:00 p.m. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

  • CEQA, EIR, and professional registrations such as Process Server, etc.. closes at 4:00 p.m.​ ​Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM​.​

Location:

Santa Clara Clerk-Recorder's Office​
70 W. Hedding (at First Street) 
First Floor, East Wing
San Jose, CA  95110
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Do you have any Questions? 

Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns.  

You can email us at clerkrecorder@rec.sccgov.org​ or call us at 408-299-5688.​

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Telephone Numbers

Available Services

Record Documents

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(408) 299-5688

Research Official Records
Purchase Official Records

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(408) 299-5688

Vital Records
Purchase Birth, Death, and Marriage Records

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(408) 299-5688

Obtain Marriage Licenses
Schedule Marriage Ceremonies / Chapel Usage
Purchase Confidential Marriage Certificates

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(408) 299-5658

Marriage Ceremonies Performed
(Scheduled in advance - No drop-ins)

Tuesday through Friday

10:30 AM to 3:40 PM

(408) 299-5658

Fictitious Business Name Statements
Signature Acknowledgment
Other County Clerk functions

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(408) 299-5688

Registration of Professional Agents
CEQA (Environmental ) Filings

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

(408) 299-5688

Passport Applications

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(408) 299-5688

Passport Photographs

Monday through Friday

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

(408) 299-5688​

Last updated: 3/25/2020 11:43 AM