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NOTICE: While our main office at 1055 Monterey Street, Suite D-120, San Luis Obispo remains open to the public, as of Monday, December 14, the Clerk-Recorder’s office will no longer be offering marriage licenses to walk-ins. An appointment is REQUIRED to control the number of people in our lobby at any given time. Please call 805-781-5080 to request an appointment. Appointments will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. At least one member of the couple applying for a license must be a SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY RESIDENT. Should you come to our office without an appointment, you may be required to schedule an appointment and come back at another time. Our Atascadero office remains closed at this time. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Name Description Type
Birth Record Copy Application Form File
California Department of Public Health Vital Records Birth, Death, Fetal Death, Still Birth & Marriage Certificates Link
County of SLO Vital Records Self-Service Portal Request certified copies of a Birth, Death, or Public Marriage Record - must appear at Clerk-Recorder office to pay and complete Link
Death Record Copy Application Form File
Election FAQs Spanish File
Marriage Record Copy Application Form File
Military Discharge Record Copy Request Form DD-214 Request Form File
VBM Instructions File
VBM Instructions Spanish File
VitalChek Third party express service for vital records (birth, death, marriage) Link