Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Update


Effective June 15, ACRE services are available to the public by appointment.  Walk-in visitors are welcome subject to time and space availability.  

The public is encouraged to utilize the website, phone, email, Live Chat Platform, and Self-service Appointment Scheduling Tool to obtain information and book in-person appointments.

Click here to book an appointment

Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Face coverings are required, and social distancing will be enforced.  

Detailed information on available services, phone numbers and email addresses for each division can be found below:

Appraisal Services Division

General Information:
Appraisal Services: 650.599.1227
Change in Ownership: 650.599.1743
Exemptions & Address changes: 650.363.4771
Business Property: 650.363.4501
Business Personal Property Valuation:

County Clerk-Recorder Division

In-Person Appointment Services Include:


  • Copies of Deeds and Maps
  • Document Recordings
  • Grantor/Grantee Index

Special Services

  • Environmental Impact Reports (one filing per appointment)
  • Fictitious Business Name (one filing per appointment)
  • Marriage Licenses and Ceremonies
  • Military Discharge
  • Notary Oaths and Fillings
  • Paraprofessional Fillings
  • Translation Certification Documents

Vital Records

  • Birth, Death and Marriage Records Requests

Online Services Include:

Online Marriage Licenses & Virtual Marriage Ceremonies
The San Mateo County Clerk Division is offering online marriage licenses in conjunction with a virtual marriage ceremony based on “as needed” basis or emergency only. Please email with your name and phone number to schedule an appointment. A member of the County Clerk-Recorder Division will be contacting you for further assistance.

Electronic recordings by title companies will continue as usual. Documents can also be mailed to the office at 555 County Center, First Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063.

Contact Information:

In-Person Appointment Services: 650.599.1713
Document Recordings: 650.363.4500
Copies of Deeds and Maps: 650.363.4500
Special Services: 650.363.4500
Vital Records: 650.363.4500
County Clerk Email:
County Recorder Email:
Clerk-Recorder Chat: ACRE Live Chat

Registration & Elections Division

Visitors can schedule appointments by phone, text or “Elections Live Chat”.  Voters submitting a Petition or requiring direct assistance, should schedule an appointment with the Registration & Elections Division.

Phone/Text: 650.312.5222