In accordance with the County Health Officer order regarding the COVID-19, starting Monday, June 1, 2020, we are reopening doors to the public for all over-the-counter services at the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk’s Office. All regional offices (Chula Vista, Kearny Mesa, Santee, and San Marcos) will remain closed until further notice.

The following services will continue to be available by phone, mail, online, and via E-mail:

  • Document Recording Services (by mail only)
  • Vital Records requests: Birth, Death, and Marriage Records (by mail or online)
  • Fictitious Business Name Statements (by mail)
  • Property Assessment Services
  • Copies of Official Records (by mail or online)
  • Notary Public Registrations (by mail)
  • Authentications (by mail)

Marriage License and Ceremony Services Are Available By Appointment Only
If you are a San Diego County resident or active duty military in need of obtaining a marriage license and or civil ceremony, please email or call (619) 237-0502 during normal business hours for information on setting an appointment.

Phone, mail, and E-mail assistance contact:

Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk phone and E-mail information services will remain available. Many customer services are available online at or:

Assessor Services: (619) 236-3771
Recorder Services: (619) 238-8158
Marriage/Birth/Death Records and Fictitious Business Names: (619) 237-0502
E-mail Contact:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 121750, San Diego, CA 92112

For more information from the County of San Diego about the Coronavirus and real-time updates please visit or sign up for text message updates by texting COSD COVID19 to 468-311.

View the full notice here.

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