Lookup Public Records in Santa Clara County, California. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Santa Clara County, California
Santa Clara County, located at the southern end of San Francisco Bay in California, is home to Silicon Valley, home to many high-tech companies, including Intel. The population is 1,781,642, and the county has an area of 1,304 square miles. San Jose, the county seat, is the tenth-most populous city in the U.S.
The Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office records or files authorized documents and maps; registers all births, deaths, and public marriages; and collects transfer tax and other fees within Santa Clara County. In addition, the county Clerk-Recorder’s Office registers confidential marriages, issues marriage licenses, and performs marriage ceremonies. The office also performs services relating to filing of notary bonds, filing of fictitious business name statements, registration of professional agents and similar services. After being recorded, the records are made public for examination by interested parties. Exact copies are issued upon request. Regina M. Alcomendras is the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder as of 2015.
Records in the county can be accessed by visiting the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office in person, by email, or by doing an online search. To do a public records search online, you will have to visit the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Website. Through the website, you can also search for other official records. The website has the schedule of fees applicable when requesting public records. It is important to note that, unlike other public records, divorce records can only be obtained through the Superior Court website.
For other records that are not available through the website, you will have to visit the County Clerk-Recorder’s office in person. When you visit the recorder’s office, remember to bring a records request form; on the form, indicate the exact records you are requesting, as this will ensure accuracy when searching for the records. The third way to obtain public records is by making a request via email at ClerkRecorder@rec.sccgov.org; remember to attach a copy of the records request form. You can also call the Clerk-Recorder’s Office at (408) 299-5688 and make enquiries regarding public records.
Below is the physical address of the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office:
70 West Hedding Street, at First Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
Santa Clara County Recorder Office
County Government Office
Address: 70 W Hedding St, San Jose, CA 95110, United States