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Alameda County, CA,
Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office

Ordering Vital Records - Unrestricted Death Certificates
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Effective January 1, 2018

Recording Fee Increase
Additional $75.00 fee per title for recording certain Real Estate Document Titles
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How would you like to order?

  • Requirements:
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    • Cookies must be enabled.
    • You will need an accepted credit card (Master Card or VISA).
    • You will also need the free Adobe Reader to complete the online application.
    • You must send in a notarized application. The application will be pre-filled for you after you complete your online order. The application must be printed, notarized and received by our office within 5 business days after you place your order.

  • By Mail
    You may pay by check (personal, company, bank, or cashiers), money order or traveler's checks. Out of country payments must be made in U.S. dollars. Credit cards are not accepted for mail orders. You must also complete and submit a notarized application.

  • In Person
    You may pay by cash, debit/ATM, check (personal, company, bank, cashier's or traveler's) or money order. A notarized statement is not required although you must sign a statement that you are an authorized requestor. Please bring a legal photo ID.

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