The Clerk-Recorder Division – Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 (Updated: May 21, 2020)
The Clerk-Recorder’s Office is now offering online marriage licenses in conjunction with a virtual marriage ceremony. Please email CountyClerk@smcacre.org with your name and phone number to schedule an appointment.
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)
ACRE Live Chat
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
Business Filings, Official Record
Purchases - Business filings and request for the
purchase of copies of official records may be submitted
through 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 availability of staff.
- San Mateo County Clerk Recorder’s Mailing Address
555 County Center, 1st Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
ACRE’s operating hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.