The Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office is located at:
1106 Madison Street
Oakland, CA 94607
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm (except holidays)
NOTE: Our busy time is noon to 2:00 p.m. 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.
If you take BART, get off at the Lake Merritt Station. Exit on 9th and Oak Street side. Follow Oak to 12th, turn left on 12th. Follow 12th to Madison, turn left on Madison. The Recorder's building is on the left hand side.
From South County
Take Interstate 880 North to the Oak Street exit. Make a right turn at Oak Street. Go to 12th Street and turn left, turn left again at Madison Street.
From Castro Valley
Take Interstate 580 West to the Lakeshore Exit. Make a left turn on Lakeshore. Follow Lakeshore to 12th and Oak. Turn left on Madison.
From Contra Costa County
Take Highway 24 West to Interstate 980 West to the Jackson Street Exit. Make a left turn at Jackson Street. Go to 13th Street and turn right. Turn right on Madison Street.
From Berkeley/San Francisco
Take Interstate 580 East to Interstate 980 West Exit, toward downtown Oakland. Take the Jackson Street Exit. Make a left turn on Jackson Street. Make a right turn on 13 Street. Make a right turn on Madison Street.