The staff of the Recorder's Office are forbidden by California legal codes to practice law or provide legal advice; this prohibition includes giving advice about what forms you might need or how you should fill them out.
The County Clerk-Recorder Office is now located at:585 Fiscal Dr., Room 103, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
The new Clerk-Recorder’s Office will provide essential services for residents in one location – vital records, recording services, land record information, official public records, marriage licenses & ceremonies, and fictitious business names.
Application for Certified Copy of Birth Record (English)
Aplicación para Obtener una Copia Certificada de Nacimiento (Español)
Application for Certified Copy of Death Record (English)
Aplicación para Obtener una Copia Certificada de Defunción (Español)
Application for Certified Copy of Marriage Record (English)
Aplicación para Obtener una Copia Certificada de Matrimonio (Español)
Online Application for Marriage License
Aplicación para Licencia de Matrimonio en Linea
Application for Deputy Marriage Commissioner for a Day
Application for Fictitious Business Name
Fictitious Business Name Statement Optional Addendum Page
Methods of Doing Business
Statement of Abandonment of Use of Fictitious Business Name
Statement of Withdrawal from Partnership Operating Under Fictitious Business Name
List of Adjudicated Newspapers in Sonoma County
Obtaining a Translation Certificate
Official Public Record Copies Request
Certified Copy of Military Discharge (DD-214)
Corrective Affidavit for Minor Correction Relating to Government Code Section 27201
William F. Rousseau
County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters
Note: Document processing and fee transactions end 30 minutes prior to closing
County Clerk-Recorder Office
585 Fiscal Drive
Active scams for services that are offered at our office for low or no cost!
Payment OptionsClerk-Recorder accepts payments by cash, checks, credit or debit cards.