March 18, 2020

Due to concerns over the Coronavirus and based on orders from state and local health officials,
effective Wednesday, March 18 through March 31, the following has been implemented:

  • All of the department’s offices (Ventura and Thousand Oaks East County office) are closed.
  • All Marriage Services (licenses and ceremonies) are suspended until further notice.
  • All over-the-counter Document Recording Services are suspended until further notice. All recordings may be submitted electronically or via mail.
  • Attorney service document recording drop-offs and pick-ups are suspended until further notice.

The services listed below are still available online or by mail. No over-the-counter service will be available until further notice.

  1. Vital Records: Birth, Death and Marriage
  2. Fictitious Business Name Statements
  3. Official Record Copies
  4. Notary Public Registrations
  5. Authentications
  6. Environmental Impact Reports
  7. Professional Registrations (process server, photocopier, legal document assistant and unlawful detainer assistant registrations)

If you have any questions, you can reach us at (805) 654-2263 or

Thank you for your understanding and patience.

County of Ventura Government Buildings Closing to Public Effective March 18

View the full notice here.

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