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Researching Official Records

Information needed to conduct a search:
  • Name
  • Address
  • Assessor's Parcel Number (APN)
  • Document number (Doc. #)
  • Book and Page Number (maps or document recorded prior 1994)
The Clerk-Recorder does not provide a search service.  All  searches must be conducted by the individual.  
This will  allow you to:
  • view the image of the documents
  • search old records on Digital Reel
Research time will vary.
  • The average time per customer is 15-45 minutes depending on the types of request.
Office Location: (Due to COVID-19, the office is currently closed.​)
County of Santa Clara
County Government Center
Clerk-Recorder's Office
70 W. Hedding Street, First Floor, East Wing
San Jose, CA  95110
Business Hours:  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PST (Monday - Friday)
Phone:  (408) 299-5688​
View here for additional information on Researching Official Documents.
Click here for information on how to purchase copies.

Please Note:

The Clerk-Recorder's Office does not provide search service.  
If you require a title search, please contact title company for title search services.​
Last updated: 8/26/2020 2:23 PM