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Tulare County

Office of the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder

County Clerk / Recorder

We are here to serve you. We offer a variety of services as listed below. As a reminder, our offices are open for document filing, certificate issuance and recording transactions only until 3 p.m. We remain open for questions and research until 5 p.m. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service in an accurate, innovative and efficient manner.

Birth Certificate

How to obtain a copy of a birth certificate

Death Certificate

How to obtain a copy of a death certificate

Marriage License

How to obtain a copy of a marriage license

Marriage Certificate

How to obtain a copy of a marriage certificate

How to Record a Document

Recording a document

Recorded Documents

Obtain or search for recorded documents

Fictitious Business Names
Document Templates

Commonly used recording forms.

California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

Information on CEQA filings and fees

Notary Public

Register to become a notary public by mail or in person

County Clerk and Recorder Fees

County Clerk and Recorder fees. Documentary Transfer Tax tables, FAQ 

Professional Registrations

How to obtain a professional registration including: Process Server, Legal Document Assistant, Unlawful Detainer Assistant, Professional Photocopier

Certified Interpreters and Translators
  • Click the above link to search for certified spoken language interpreters. 

  • County clerks certify documents translated into English only if the document has been translated by American Translators Association certified translators, California Certified Court Interpreters or California Registered Interpreters. 

Military Discharge

Military discharge record DD-214

Official Records Search