As a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19) the Recorder’s Office will not be able to provide services for walk-in customers starting March 18, 2020, until further notice. In the meantime, we will
continue to serve you as described below.
- Real Estate – There will be no real estate recording accepted for walk-in customers. Electronic recording through title companies remains unchanged. We will continue process documents sent through the mail as usual. We will also have a dropbox located outside of the Hall of Records at 2281 Tulare Street, Fresno, CA 93721 to drop off real estate recordings.
- Birth, Death, and Marriage Records Requests – Requests for vital records (birth, death, and marriage records) submitted online through the Vitalchek service, as well as requests through the mail will continue to be processed as usual. Completed requests will be returned through the US mail. Please visit https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/recorder/how-to-get-copies for requesting records.
- Official Record Purchases – Official records (purchase of copies) submitted through the mail will be processed as usual. Completed requests will be returned through the US mail. Please visit https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/recorder/recorder-feeschedule for the Recorder’s fee schedule.
- Phone Calls and Emails – Phone calls, voicemails, and emails will be answered based on the availability of staff. Please call (559) 600-3476 for questions regarding vital records (birth, death, and marriage) and (559) 600-3471) for questions regarding recorded documents. If you have trouble getting through, please be patient and try again. You can also send your questions via email to RecorderWebmail@fresnocountyca.gov .
For copy request forms, updates and additional information, please call the numbers above or visit https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/recorder .
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