County Recording Office Closures

Most Counties are working with reduced staff, rotating schedules and/or have alternative hours. Please expect processing delays during this time.
Visit the county websites for information regarding marriage licenses and other various clerk/vital services. Certain requests can be processed where the county is open via mail instead of walk-in service; expect delays.

Drop Off = Not a physical box; a hand off outside the building - no access. (Advised to call Recorder's office in advance)

Drop Box = A physical box outside the office to drop documents/requests

Drop Slot = A slot in the door to drop documents/requests

Mail In = US Mail - Not all counties accept FedEx; call to verify before sending

Online Service = Phone, Fax, Email, Chat, Vital Check, etc.

eRecording Counties

County Status - Title Companies Status - General Public
Butte >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Calaveras >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Slot
Contra Costa >> eRecording Only Shortened Cutoff Time Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
El Dorado >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Fresno >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Kern >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Los Angeles >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Marin >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Madera >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Merced >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Modoc >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Mono >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Monterey >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Napa >> eRecording Only Open to the Public - Encouraging Mail-in/Online
Nevada >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Orange >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Placer >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Riverside >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Sacramento >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
San Bernardino >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
San Diego >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
San Francisco >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
San Joaquin >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
San Luis Obispo >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
San Mateo >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Santa Barbara >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Santa Clara >> eRecording Only Shortened Cutoff Time Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Santa Cruz >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Shasta >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Solano >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Sonoma >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services & Drop Box
Tehama >> eRecording Only Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Tulare >> eRecording Only Same-day Not Guaranteed Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Ventura >> eRecording Only Shortened Cutoff Time Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services
Yuba >> eRecording 12pm - 2pm ONLY, Title Runners Paper 1-2pm Closed to the Public | Mail-in/Online Services

Paper Counties

County Status - Recordings
Alameda >> Drop off daily in Drop Box, Recorders pick up at 9:30am, record and email receipt. Same-day recordings are NOT guaranteed. Rejections to be picked up by agents 4:00-4:15pm - No email notifications of rejections - rejection letter with originals 4:15pm pickup. If not picked up County will mail out.
Alpine >> Drop Box/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Amador >> Drop Box/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Colusa >> Open
Del Norte >> Open
Glenn >> Mail-in Only - will not provide remote conformation - must wait for FedEx receipt back to ePN
Humboldt >> Drop Box/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Imperial >> Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Inyo >> Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Kings >> Drop off between 10am - 1pm, record next day, conformation emailed, rejects FedExed back
Lake >> Drop Box/Mail-in only - packages sit for 2 days before processing
Lassen >> Drop Box/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Mariposa >> Drop off by appointment or mail-in only - confirmation returned next day
Mendocino >> Drop off by appointment or mail-in only
Plumas >> Drop Off/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
San Benito >> 9am - 1pm only, Drop off, wait for receipt
Sierra >> Drop Box/Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Siskiyou >> Mail-in Only - No in-person services
Stanislaus >> 8am only through April 5th - non local packages must arrive 1 day prior
Sutter >> 8am - 12pm only, drop off, wait for receipt
Trinity >> Drop Box/Mail-in only
Toulomne >> 9am - 12 pm only
Yolo >> Drop off/Mail-in Only - 10am deadline for drop off, receipts emailed, rejections returned next day - non local packages must arrive 1 day prior to recording
Provided courtesy of C.A.R and American Land Title Company - Check back for updates.