Vital Records FAQs

Important Notice

Important Information 75x40This information has been provided for your convenience.  However, the Clerk-Recorder’s Office cannot give legal advice and, therefore, suggest that you contact your own legal advisor to assist you.

Where do I get my divorce paperwork?

The Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder has no information or records for divorce.  You will need to contact the Sonoma County Superior Court, Family Law Division.

Sonoma County Superior Court, Family Law Division

How do I correct or amend a birth or death certificate?

The Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder’s Office cannot correct or amend birth or death records.  These records can only be amended by the California Department of Public Health. 

California Department of Public Health

Contact Information

Deva Marie Proto

County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Business Hours
Monday – Tuesday
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Thursday – Friday
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Temporary Limited Hours

Note: No fee transactions or document processing within 30 minutes of closing


County Clerk-Recorder Office

585 Fiscal Drive

Room 103

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.4659106, -122.7251807

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