Text Box: Kings County
Principal Office Location

The Kings County Clerk/Recorder is the recorder of real property documents and the custodian of all non judicial public records. Other duties include the issuance and registration of Marriage Licenses, Birth & Death Certificates; Fictitious Business Names; Photocopier and Unlawful Detainer License; Notary Bond filings and Oaths; the licensing of Process Servers and Legal Document Assistants, and the processing of Passport Applications.

 

Office hours are Monday thorough Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Documents presented for recording must be delivered to our office by 3:00 p.m.; all requests for vital records, marriage license, passport applications and all other filings must be requested prior to 4:00 p.m. on regular business days. For a list of holidays and filing deadlines for half day holidays see our holiday schedule.

 

The types of documents that may be filed with the County Clerk/Recorder are established by California law. Once a document is recorded it becomes a public record. Copies of recorded documents are available during normal office hours.

 

The Clerk/Recorder is also the local commissioner of civil marriages and performs wedding ceremonies. Arrangements may be made by calling (559) 582-3211 Ext. 2470.

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