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

Public Notice: The Clerk-Recorder's Offices are closed for in-person services. Learn more.


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Fees / Methods of Payment

NOTICE OF FEE INCREASE
Effective January 1, 2020

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

GOVERNMENT RELEASE FEE UPDATE
Effective January 1, 2020

Per SB 780, Local Government Omnibus Act of 2019, the fee for recording every release of lien, encumbrance, or notice executed by the state, or any municipality, county, city, district, or other political subdivision will change to $20. This is done in accordance with Government Code § 27361.3.


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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