To find vital records for Orange County, California, contact the clerk recorder or search for their website. Birth, death and marriage certificates can be searched by the general public and, for a fee, copies requested from the clerk recorder. Authorized individuals may acquire certified copies with valid photo identification. Birth certificates are available from 60 days after birth. For birth certificates involving an adoption or legal name change, contact the California State department of health services at (916) 445-2684. For divorce records, contact the Orange County Superior Court.
PO Box 238
Santa Ana, CA 92702-0238
Hours of Operation: 8AM-4:30PM PST
Phone: 714-834-2500 (questions)
Real Estate: 714-834-2500 (recorded info only)
Vital Records: 714-834-2568
Recording Officer: County Clerk Recorder
Records Online: Real Estate, Grantor/Grantee, Deed, Lien, Judgment, Fictitious Business Name
Note: For questions about requesting documents, call Tom Daly, 714-834-2500. Fax requests not accepted.
Assessor Fax: 714-834-3934
Assessor Address: 625 N Ross St, Civic Ctr Plza, Bldg 11
Courts-Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Information
411 West 4th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
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Laguna Beach, CA 92651
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