Directions & Hours

Effective March 1, the County Service Center in Santa Ana and the North County branch office in Anaheim will resume in-person service.

The following services will be available to walk-in customers at the County Service Center in Santa Ana:

Birth, death, and marriage records • fictitious business name statements • real property recordings • official records copies • notary public registrations and oaths • all professional registrations • EIR filings.

For in-person service, customers MUST complete an application prior to visiting our office. Click here to complete your application.

The following services will be available to walk-in customers at the North County branch office in Anaheim:

Birth, death, and marriage records • marriage services (by appointment only) • fictitious business name statements • official records copies • notary public registrations and oaths • EIR filings. (No real property recordings).

For in-person service, customers MUST complete an application prior to visiting our office. Click here to complete your application.

All marriage services will be available by appointment only. The Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana and the South County branch office in Laguna Hills will remain closed to all other walk-in services. Click here to schedule an appointment.

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 Archives
Old Orange County Courthouse - Room 108
211 W. Santa Ana Blvd. (corner of Broadway and Civic Center Drive)
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 834-2536

Open Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Directions

From South Orange County: Take the I-5 north and exit at 17th Street in Santa Ana. Make a left at the signal and go to Broadway where you will turn left again. Proceed on Broadway to Civic Center Drive where you will make another left turn. The first driveway on the right is the Old County Courthouse parking lot.

From North Orange County, Pomona, Yorba Linda, Brea, and Fullerton areas: Take the I-5 south and exit at Broadway in Santa Ana. Proceed south on Broadway for approximately 2 miles to Civic Center Drive and turn left. The first driveway on the right is the Old County Courthouse parking lot.

From Costa Mesa and Newport Beach areas: Take the 55 north to the I-5 north and exit at 17th Street in Santa Ana. Make a left at the signal and go to Broadway where you will turn left again. Proceed on Broadway to Civic Center Drive where you will make another left turn. The first driveway on the right is the Old County Courthouse parking lot.

Parking

Limited metered parking is available behind the Old Courthouse and along Sycamore St. at 25 cents for each 15 minutes. All-day parking lots are located just north of Civic Center Dr. on Broadway. Free handicapped parking is available in the lot behind the Old Courthouse.