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


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Fees / Methods of Payment

Notice of Fee Increase

Effective January 1, 2022

Fee increase for copies of Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates. Learn more...

Fee increase for the Department of Fish and Game Filing. Learn more...

City of Berkeley real property conveyance transfer tax threshold. Learn more...


Methods 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 and address - 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.

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