Office Hours & Location (Old)

In light of recent developments, including new guidance from the Governor of the State of California as well as a new Order from our Public Health Department, the Clerk-Recorder's Office will not be able to provide services for walk-in customers from March 16, 2020, until further notice.
 
We also have a drop box located in front of the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Please ensure that your dropped off packet is securely packaged in an envelope/mailing box. Also please be sure to enclose a check or credit card authorization (please reference our fee schedule). Once the drop off request has been processed, the completed requests will be returned by mail. 

For updates and additional information, please visit the Office of the Clerk Recorder web site at WWW.CLERKRECORDER.ORG.

Hours:

Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for the following services:

  • Marriage Ceremonies closes at 3:40 p.m. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday

    10:30 AM to 3:40 PM.

  • Passports (by appointment only) closes at 3:00 p.m. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • CEQA, EIR, and professional registrations such as Process Server, etc.. closes at 4:00 p.m.​ ​Office Hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM​.​

Location:

Santa Clara Clerk-Recorder's Office​

70 W. Hedding (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Public Information (recorded documents); Vital Statistics

Telephone Numbers

Available Services

Record Documents

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Fictitious Business Name Statements

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Issue Marriage Licenses

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Marriage Ceremonies Performed - Scheduled in advance. No drop-ins

Clerk-Recorder's Office, 70 West Hedding Street (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Other County Clerk functions (CEQA, Notary Oath and Bond Filing, Signature Authentication)

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Passport Applications

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Purchase Birth, Death, and Marriage Records

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. No closure within business hours

Purchase Official Records

Clerk-Recorder's Office, 70 West Hedding Street (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Registration of Professional Agents

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Clerk-Recorder's Office; Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Research Official Records

70 West Hedding Street, (at First Street)
San Jose, CA 95110
United States

Phone: (408) 299-5688 Clerk-Recorder's Office; Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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