Recorded Document Copies

What is the process?

Obtaining an Official Record

Official Record copies can be obtained one of four ways:

  1. Online via the Self-Service Portal.  After locating the Official Record(s) you wish to purchase, add each record to your shopping cart and follow the instructions to purchase. Once purchased you will be able to download your document(s).  If you have trouble downloading your document(s) please submit your request by following Step 3.
  2. In-person at the Clerk-Recorder Office in San Luis Obispo. Locate the Official Records you wish to obtain using our public kiosk, following the instructions to add your documents to your shopping cart. After submitting your request, proceed to the front counter to pay for and receive your records. 
  3. By Email.  Submit your request to [email protected].  You must include the following information with your request:  (1) A completed Credit Card Authorization Form, (2) Document Number and/or Book and Page Number of document(s) requested (3) a reference name listed in the document.  
  4. By Mail. Mail a letter requesting the Official Records you wish to obtain with the appropriate fee

          Mail completed form to:     
          County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder
          1055 Monterey Street, Suite D120
          San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Is there a charge for this service?

Please refer to the Clerk-Recorder's Fee Schedule.

When and where is this service offered?

This service is available anytime throughout the year by mail, online, or in-person at the Clerk-Recorder Office in San Luis Obispo during our transaction hours except during County-observed holidays.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM* Wednesday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM* *Last transactions processed 30 minutes prior to closing

1055 Monterey Street Suite D120
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Tel: (805) 781-5080

Fax: (805) 781-1111