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CALIFORNIA STATE INFORMATION HOT LINE:

(916)322-9900

STATE WEB SITE:

www.state.ca.us

 

Criminal Records

State Repository

Reporting Evaluation &Analysis Section

PO Box 903417

Sacramento CA 94203-4170

 

(916) 227-3460

 

Driving Records

Department of Motor Vehicles

Public Contact Unit

PO Box 944247

Sacramento CA 94244

 

(916) 657-8098

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Department of Motor Vehicles

PO Box 944247

Sacramento CA 94244

 

(916) 657-8098

(916) 657-9041 (fax)

 

Vital Statistics (birth, death, divorce, marriage)

California Department of Health Services

Office of Vital Records

PO Box 730241

Sacramento CA 94244-0241

(916) 445-1719

(800) 858-5553

 

Business/Corporate Records

Secretary of State 1500 11th Street Sacramento CA 95814

(916) 657-5448

 

Click here to access property records on-line.

 

Workers Compensation Information

Division of Workers Compensation Information &Assistance Unit PO Box 420603 San Francisco CA 94142

(415) 703-4600

(414) 703-4717 (fax)

UCCs and Federal Tax Liens

UCC Division Secretary of State PO Box 942835 Sacramento CA 94235-0001

(916) 653-3516

 

 

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State and County Public Information Sources

State and county web sites are excellent sources of information. If you need to send a written request, it is usually best to call first to confirm the department and form of the request.

 

Alameda County 1225 Fallon St., Room 100 Oakland, CA 94612-4218

(510) 272-6789 ONLINE: Alameda County Courts

Alpine County

P.O. Box 158 Markleeville, CA 96120-0158

(530) 694-2281

Amador County 500 Argonaut Lane Jackson, CA 95642-2308

(209) 223-6468 ONLINE: Recorder

 

BAD WORDe County 1931 Arlin Rhine Dr. Oroville, CA 95965-3316

(530) 538-7747

Calaveras County Recorder's Office 891 Mountain Ranch Rd. San Andreas, CA 95249-9713 (209) 754-6372 ONLINE: Assessor

 

Colusa County 546 Jay St. Colusa, CA 95932-2443

(530) 458-5146

Contra Costa County 730 Las Juntus

P.O. Box 350 Martinez, CA 94553-0350

(925) 646-2360 ONLINE: Contra Costa County Superior Court Contra Costa County Recorder (Tel: 925-646-2360)

 

Del Norte County 450 H St. Crescent City, CA 95531-4021

(707) 464-7205

El Dorado County 360 Fair Lane, Building B Placerville, CA 95667

(530) 621-5490

Fresno County Hall of Records 2281 Tulare St., Room 301 Fresno, CA 93721-2105

(209) 488-3529 ONLINE: Inmates

Birth Records

Death Records

Marriage Records

Recorder

 

Glenn County 526 W. Sycamore Willows, CA 95988-0391

(530) 934-6446

Humboldt County 825 5th St., Room 110 Eureka, CA 95501-1153

(707) 445-7236

Imperial County 939 West Main St. El Centro, CA 92243

(619) 339-4217

Inyo County

P.O. Box U Independence, CA 93526

(760) 878-0218

Kern County 1415 Truxtun Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93301-5222

(805) 861-2621

Kings County Clerk Recorder 1400 W. Lacey Blvd. Hanford, CA 93230

(209) 582-3211

Lake County 255 N. Forbes St. Lakeport, CA 95453-4731

(707) 263-2374

Lassen County Recorder 220 S. Lassen St. Suite 5 Susanville, CA 96130-4324

(530) 251-8234 ONLINE: Recorder

Los Angeles County

P.O. Box 120

Los Angeles, CA 90053-0120

 

(213) 974-5259 [Los Angeles]

 

(818) 374-3060 [Van Nuys]

 

(818) 557-3466 [Burbank]

 

(818) 575-4121 [Glendale]

 

 

(213) 586-6365 [Huntington Park]

 

(818) 356-5254 [Pasadena]

 

(310) 260-3517 [Santa Monica]

ONLINE: Los Angles County Courts (free access to county criminal and civil court docket data)

Los Angeles County Probate Notes:

 

Los Angeles County Fictitious Business Names

 

Madera County Recorder 209 W. Yosemite Ave. Madera, CA 93637-3534

(209) 675-7724

Marin County Recorder

P.O. Box C San Rafael, CA 94913

(415) 499-6092 ONLINE: Recorder/Assessor

 

Mariposa County

P.O. Box 247 Mariposa, CA 95338-0247

(209) 966-2007

Mendocino County 501 Low Gap Rd., Rm 1020 Ukiah, CA 95482

(707) 463-4376

Merced County 2222 M St., Room 14 Merced, CA 95340-3729

(209) 385-7501

Modoc County 204 S. Court St. Alturas, CA 96101-0131

(530) 233-6205 ONLINE: Recorder, Vital Statistics, Fictitious Names

 

Mono County

P.O. Box 237 Bridgeport, CA 93517-0537

(760) 932-5241

Monterey County

P.O. Box 29 Salinas, CA 93902-0029

(408) 755-5041 ONLINE: Superior Court

 

Napa County Superior Court 825 Brown St. Napa, CA 94559-0880

(707) 253-4481

Nevada County

P.O. Box 6126

Nevada City, CA 95959-6126

 

(916) 265-1293

ONLINE: Recorder (Tel: 530-265-1221)

 

Orange County

P.O. Box 238

Santa Ana, CA 92702-0238

 

(714) 834-3006

ONLINE:


Orange County Grantor/Grantee (Tel: 714-834-2500):

 


Placer County 2954 Richardson Dr. Auburn, CA 95603

(530) 886-5600

ONLINE: Placer County Marriage Records:

 


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Placer County Recorder (Tel: 530-886-5600):


Plumas County

P.O. Box 10706 Quincy, CA 95971

(916) 283-6305

Riverside County

P.O. Box 751

Riverside, CA 92502-0751

 

(909) 275-1431

ONLINE: Riverside County Property (Tel: 909-955-6250):

 

https://riverside.ca.ezgov.com/ezproperty/review_search.jsp

Sacramento County 600 8th St.

Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 440-6334 ONLINE: Sacramento County Courts:

 

San Benito County 440 5th St., Room 206 Hollister, CA 95023

(408) 636-4029

San Bernardino County 222 W. Hospitality Ln. San Bernardino, CA 92415-0022

(909) 387-8314

ONLINE: San Bernardino County Property (Tel: 909-387-8307)

 

San Diego County

P.O. Box 121750 San Diego, CA 92112-4147

(619) 237-0502 ONLINE: San Diego County Grantor/Grantee Records

 

San Francisco County Superior Court 633 Folsom St., Room 210 San Francisco, CA 94107

(415) 553-1159 ONLINE: Recorder, Vital Statistics, Fictitious Names

 

San Joaquin County

P.O. Box 1968 Stockton, CA 95201-1968

(209) 468-8075

San Luis Obispo County 1144 Monterey St., Suite C San Luis Obispo, CA 93408-0001 (805) 781-5080

San Mateo County 401 Marshall St., 6th Fl. Redwood City, CA 94063-1636

(415) 363-4711

ONLINE:San Mateo County Recorder (Tel: 650-363-4713)

 

www.co.sanmateo.ca.us

Assessor:

 

Santa Barbara County Hall of Records, P.O. Box 159 Santa Barbara, CA 93102

(805) 568-2237

ONLINE: Assessor (Tel: 805-568-2550)

 

Santa Clara County 170 Park Center Plaza San Jose, CA 95110-1774

(408) 299-2281 ONLINE: Grantor/Grantee, Marriage, Death

 

Santa Cruz County 701 Ocean St., Room 230 Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4027

(408) 454-2800

Shasta County 1500 Court St. Redding, CA 96001-1694

(530) 225-5631 ONLINE: Shasta County Recorder

City of Redding Assessor

 

Sierra County

P.O. Drawer D Downieville, CA 95936-9999

(530) 289-3295

Siskiyou County Recorder

P.O. Box 8 Yreka, CA 96097-0008

(530) 842-8065

Solano County 600 Texas St. Fairfield, CA 94533-6321

(707) 421-6319

Sonoma County P.O. Box 6124 Santa Rosa, CA 95406-6124

(707) 527-2651

Stanislaus County 800 11th St. Modesto, CA 95353-1008

(209) 525-6416

ONLINE: Stanislaus County Superior Court:

 

Sutter County

P.O. Box 1555 Yuba City, CA 95992-1555

(530) 822-7120

Tehama County

P.O. Box 250 Red Bluff, CA 96080-0250

(530) 527-3287

Trinity County

P.O. Box 1258 Weaverville, CA 96093-1258

(530) 623-1222 ONLINE: Vital Records

 

Tulare County 221 S. Mooney Blvd., Room 105 Visalia, CA 93291-4593

(209) 733-6418

Tuolumne County 2 S. Green St. Sonora, CA 95370-4679

(209) 533-5531

 

Ventura County 800 S. Victoria Ave. Ventura, CA 93009-0001

(805) 654-5000

ONLINE: Ventura County Civil Records:

 

Recorder, Vital Statistics, Fictitious Names

Yolo County

P.O. Box 1130

Woodland, CA 95776-1130

 

(530) 666-8130

ONLINE:

Yolo County Recorder (Tel: 530-666-8130)

 

Yuba County 935 14th St. Marysville, CA 95901

(530) 741-6341 ONLINE: Assessor

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