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Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will be closing 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 will be offered by mail only. 

Effective July 20, 2020, the following services must be requested via mail. No over-the-counter service will be available until further notice:

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

For more information about the services being 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.

Orange County Clerk-Recorder

County Administration South Building
601 N. Ross Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Need More Help? Call (714) 834-2500

Please send your questions and comments to the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department through   

Other useful information:


For property valuations, visit the Orange County Assessor's webpage.

For property tax payments, visit the Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector's webpage.

For information about registering to vote, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voter's webpage.