Office of Melissa Wilk, Alameda County Auditor-Controller/Clerk-Recorder

Directions / Office Hours

Main Office in Oakland

Full Service Location

1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607 Map


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (except holidays)

Cut-off times for the following services:
4:00 PM - Issuance of marriage licenses, filing of environmental impact reports, and para-professional registrations including: process servers, professional photocopiers, legal document assistants (LDAs), and unlawful detainer assistants (UDAs)
4:30 PM - Document Recording

NOTE: Our busy time is noon to 2:00 PM Please avoid these hours, if possible, for faster service.

Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

There is limited metered street parking. Parking is available at a pay parking lot, located at 12th and Jackson Streets, and one located at the Oakland Museum on Oak, between 10th and 12th Street.

The Recorder's building is a few blocks from Lake Merritt BART station.

Method of Payment

  • Cash, Debit/ATM Card - In Person Only
  • Credit cards are not accepted for in person and mail requests.
  • Money Order, Cashier's or Traveler's Check - payable to: Alameda County Clerk Recorder
  • Personal, Company or Bank Check, preprinted with account holder's name - payable to: Alameda County Clerk Recorder. Out of country payments must be in U.S. dollars.
  • Credit cards (Master Card or Visa) are ONLY accepted for online copy request of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates, Fictitious Business Name Statements, and Official Public Records.

Tri-Valley Office

Select Services

** At this time, the Tri-Valley Office will remain closed for in-person services.

7600 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA 94568 Map
Office entrance is located through the building's courtyard.

Mail transactions are not accepted at this location.

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (except holidays)
Telephone assistance available from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM
* In-person services are not currently available at this location.

NOTE: Select Services offered at the Satellite Office include:

  • Certified Copies of Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
  • Document Recording Services
  • Fictitious Business Name Filings
  • Notary Oath & Bond Filings
  • Public Records searches
  • Marriage License Issuance (only)

Parking, Public Transit, and Accessibility Information

Free customer parking is available.
The offices are within walking distance of the West Dublin BART station.