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Effective April 1, 2021, all Clerk-Recorder Department offices are open for walk-in service. All department services, including marriage and real property recording services, will be available to walk-in customers.  

For in-person service, customers MUST complete an application prior to visiting our office, except for real property document recordings. Click here to complete your application.

Marriage services are available on a walk-in basis; however, customers MUST complete an online marriage license application prior to visiting any office location. An appointment is highly recommended and can also be made online. To complete a marriage license application and to make an appointment, click on link:  Complete marriage license application.

Passport services will not be available at any location until further notice.

For more information, please call our office 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.