San Mateo County Clerk Office

Find San Mateo County California clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court. Clerks provide information on public court records and legal documents, criminal, jail, and arrest records, marriage licenses, divorce, judicial, and probate records, businesses liens, notary services, real estate taxes and voter registration services.


Belmont City Clerk 1 Twin Pines Lane Belmont CA 94002 650-595-7413


Daly City Clerk 333 90th Street Daly CA 94015 650-991-8078

Millbrae City Clerk 621 Magnolia Avenue Millbrae CA 94030 650-259-2332

Redwood City Clerk 1017 Middlefield Road Redwood CA 94063 650-780-7220

San Mateo City Clerk 330 West 20th Avenue San Mateo CA 94403 650-522-7040

San Mateo County Clerk 555 County Center Redwood CA 94063 650-363-4500

About the San Mateo County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in San Mateo County, CA are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The San Mateo County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through California state, San Mateo County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • San Mateo County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • San Mateo County, California vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations
San Mateo County Public Records

San Mateo County Clerks keep a variety of public record including vital records and certificates including birth records, death records, marriage records, and divorce records. Clerks maintain San Mateo County property and land records including mortgages, deeds, titles, tax liens, court judgments, maps, floor plans, blueprints, variances, probate and estate records.

The Office of the Clerk manages San Mateo County public records and documents and may provide copies of public records upon request and fee remittance.

Permits & Licenses

A wide variety of San Mateo County permits, and licenses are available at the Clerk's Office, including: hunting and fishing licenses, vendor permits, liquor licenses, parking permits, and special events permits. The Office may also provide professional services, including business licensing, permits, name registration and notary services.

San Mateo County Marriage Licenses & Applications

Clerks provide marriage certificates, marriage license applications and records. The Office also provides information on the process and requirements for couples planning to get married. San Mateo County Clerks Offices provide certified copies of marriage certificates upon request.

Voter Registration & Elections

The Office of San Mateo County Clerks provide assistance to local elections, helping with voter registration, candidate filings, voter petitions, and swearing elected officials into public office.

Public Meeting Minutes

Clerks are responsible for posting public notices, government meeting records, agendas, and minutes in accordance with local San Mateo County ordinances, regulations and California state law.