Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

the following summarizes services that will be provided or limited in scope:

  • Real Property – There will be NO walk-in real property recordings accepted.  We encourage customers to submit documents either by mail or through verified Electronic Recording Partners, so they may be submitted electronically.
  • Passport Applications – Passport applications will not be accepted or processed until further notice. Check the Department of State website.
  • Birth, Death, and Marriage Records Requests – Requests for vital records (birth, death, and marriage records) may be submitted online through the Vitalchek service and through the mail. Completed requests will be mailed to you directly.
  • Business Filings, Official Record Purchases – Business filings and requests for the purchase of copies of official records may be submitted through the mail. Completed filings or requests will be mailed to you directly.
  • General Phone Calls and Emails – Phone calls, voicemails, and emails will be answered as soon as possible based on the availability of staff.
  • San Mateo County Clerk Recorder’s Mailing Address
    • 555 County Center, 1st Floor
      Redwood City, CA 94063

The Clerk-Recorder Division will continue to provide essential services through emailLive Chat, and our website.

To contact our office please use the following phones, emails or online Live Chat:

Document Recordings: 650.363.4000 (extension 4566)
Copies of Deeds and Maps: 650.363.4000 (extension 4566)
Special Services: 650.363.4000 (extension 6063)
Vital Records: 650.363.4000 (extension 1893)

View the full notice here.

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