San Bernardino County 

Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk

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County Clerk

The County Clerk is responsible for filing, registering, and issuing marriage licenses, licensing fictitious business names, process servers, unlawful detainer assistants, legal document assistants, professional photocopiers, power of attorney, issuing bonds and oaths, certifications, and authentications. The County Clerk also performs marriage ceremonies and authorizes Commissioner For One Day appointments.

New Law Regarding Social Security Numbers
Effective January 1, 2008, Section 1798.89 of the Civil Code is added to read:
"Unless otherwise required to do so by state or federal law, no person, entity, or government agency shall present for recording or filing with a county recorder a document that is required by any provision of law to be open to the public if that record displays more than the last four digits of a social security number."

New Law Regarding Acknowledgments and Jurats (AB-886)
Click here to view information on this new law for Notaries.

Please choose from the following links for more information:

Marriage Licenses

Marriage Ceremonies

Commissioner For One Day

Fictitious Business Names Information

Registering as a Notary Public

Registering as a Process Server

Registering as a Legal Document Assistant/Unlawful Detainer Assistant

Registering as a Professional Photocopier

Domestic Partners Registry

Clerk of the Board - Statements of Economic Interests (Form 700)

For all other services not listed, please call or visit our office. Click here for locations and hours.