Hours & Locations

Service Changes Effective July 20, 2020

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will close its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills, and at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services are offered by mail only. 

The following services must be requested by mail. No over-the-counter service is available until further notice:

  • Fictitious Business Name Statements
  • Official Record Copies
  • Notary Registrations
  • EIR Filings

New marriage appointments are available at: https://www.ocrecorder.com/services/marriage-services.
For more information about the services offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.




County Administration South

601 N. Ross St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -  Friday

Map and Driving Directions 

Services include recording property documents,obtaining copies of vital records and all professional registrations.
 All professional registrations are available until 4 p.m.
All other services must be requested via mail.




Old Orange County Courthouse

211 West Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Map and Driving Directions

This office is closed until further notice.
This location offers marriage licenses/ceremonies services only.
No passport services available until further notice.

To access Orange County Archives:
visit us from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.



South County Branch Office

Laguna Hills Civic Center
24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Map and Driving Directions

This office is closed until further notice.

Learn more about our South County branch office in Laguna Hills.


North County Branch Office

Wells Fargo Building/Parking
222 S. Harbor Blvd., Ste. 110
Anaheim, CA 92805

Map and Driving Directions

Parking structure entrance is on Broadway behind Wells Fargo Building.
Park inside Wells Fargo parking structure in upper levels. 

This office is closed until further notice.

Learn more about our North County branch office in Anaheim.




Holiday Observance Schedule 2020-2021

Legal Holiday

Department Closed On

New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

Monday, January 20, 2020

Lincoln's Birthday

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Presidents' Day

Monday, February 17, 2020

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2020

Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020  

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 2020

New Year's Day

Friday, January 1, 2021