SUPERIOR COURT OF CA, SANTA CRUZ COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER DEPARTMENT OPERATIONAL CHANGES
DEPARTMENT OPERATIONAL CHANGES
Starting Tuesday, March 17th, the Recorder’s Office will not be able to provide walk-in services and will provide services through a variety of electronic methods until further notice.
Real Estate – There will be no real estate recording accepted for walk-in customers. We encourage customers to submit documents through title companies who can submit them electronically. We will also process documents sent through the mail. Documents can also be placed in the dropbox outside the Recorderâ€™s front door.
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 be processed. Completed requests will be sent through the US mail.
Official Record Purchases – Official Records (purchase of copies) submitted through the mail will be processed. Completed requests will be sent through the US mail.
General Phone Calls and Emails – Phone calls, voicemails, and emails will be answered based on the availability of staff.
For updates and additional information, please visit the Recorder website at: www.santa-cruzcountyca.us/rcd.
View the full notice here.