Hours & Locations

Effective Monday, July 20, 2020, the Clerk-Recorder Department will be closing its branch offices in Anaheim, Laguna Hills and
at the Old County Courthouse in Santa Ana.

The department's office at the County Service Center in Santa Ana will remain open but only offer over-the-counter service for birth, death, and marriage certificates, all professional registrations, and real property document recordings. All other services will be offered by mail only. 

Effective July 20, 2020, the following services must be requested via mail. No over-the-counter service will be available until further notice:

·      Fictitious Business Name Statements

·      Official Records Copies

·      Notary Registrations

·      EIR Filings

For customers who already booked marriage appointments through July 31, 2020 at the department's Laguna Hills and Old County Courthouse locations, the department will continue to honor the appointments. Department staff will be contacting customers with booked appointments at the Laguna Hills and at the Old County Courthouse with updated information regarding their appointments. For those with booked appointments ins Anaheim, no changes have been made, appointment will be honored at the Anaheim office. New marriage appointments are available at: https://www.ocrecorder.com/services/marriage.

For more information about the services being offered by the Clerk-Recorder Department, please call the department's information line at (714) 834-2500, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except holidays.





County Administration South

601 N. Ross St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday -  Friday
Map and Driving Directions 
Services include recording property documents,obtaining copies of vital records and all professional registrations.
 All professional registrations are available until 4 p.m.

All other services must be requested via mail.


Old Orange County Courthouse

211 West Santa Ana Blvd.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Map and Driving Directions

This office is closed until further notice.
This location offers marriage licenses/ceremonies services only.
No passport services available until further notice.

To access Orange County Archives:
visit us from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

South County Branch Office

Laguna Hills Civic Center
24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Map and Driving Directions

This office is closed until further notice.

Learn more about our South County branch office in Laguna Hills.

North County Branch Office

Wells Fargo Building/Parking
222 S. Harbor Blvd., Ste. 110
Anaheim, CA 92805

Map and Driving Direction

Parking structure entrance is on Broadway behind Wells Fargo Building.
Park inside Wells Fargo parking structure in upper levels. 

This office is closed until further notice.

Learn more about our North County branch office in Anaheim.

County Community Service Center

County Community Service Center
15460 Magnolia Street
Westminster, CA 92683

This location is closed until further notice.

Map and Driving Directions

Learn more about our location inside the County Community Service Center.




Holiday Observance Schedule 2019-2020

Legal Holiday

Department Closed On

New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

Monday, January 20, 2020

Lincoln's Birthday

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Presidents' Day

Monday, February 17, 2020

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2020

Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2020

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2020  

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Friday, November 27, 2020

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 2020

New Year's Day

Friday, January 1, 2021