Certificates & Public Records


Public Records

  • Fictitious Business Names - Lookup
    Search Business Names and assumed names (D.B.A.) that have been filed with the county. Index from last 9 years to current filing.
  • Order Public Records Online
    Official public records, which date back to 1853, can be found alphabetically by names of parties identified on the documents. Please allow 2 weeks from the filing date of the document t order a copy.
  • Research Public Records
    Records prior to 1969 are on microfilm and must be searched by hand at the Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office. Records from 1969 to present are in electronic format and may be searched for online.



For inquiries or comments regarding Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates, email the Clerk-Recorder's Vital Records or call them at 888.280.7708.

For inquiries or comments regarding Public Records, email the Clerk-Recorder's Office or call them at 888.280.7708.