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County Government Center
701 Ocean Street, Rm. 310
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Parking is free for the first 1 or 2 hours, depending on where you park. After that, it is 50 cents/hour payable at the machines located in the parking lot. 

For public transit, go to Santa Cruz Metro.

Our office is a safe place where all people are treated
with compassion and respect. Everyone is welcome!

Phone: 831-454-2060
Toll Free:866-282-5900
TDD/TTY-call 711.

For information on the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunication Program go to  
Federal Communications Commission  or  
deaf and disabled telecommunications program

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm 
(8am-4:30pm for Passports)
We are open during the lunch hour. 

Click here for clerk services in Watsonville. 

Welcome to the Santa Cruz County Clerk's Website

Welcome! It is an honor to serve as your elected County Clerk. Visit our Clerk Services Division when you need a marriage license, fictitious business name, passport, notary oath, or appointment as a deputy commissioner of marriage for a day, as well as various other services for unlawful detainer assistants, legal document assistants, process servers and professional photocopiers. We also offer wedding ceremony services daily. For our south county residents, we provide Clerk Services at the Watsonville City Clerk’s Office, located in the Watsonville Civic Plaza, one Wednesday a month. For our busy travelers, especially those with families, we open for Saturday passport hours fives times a year.

We are here to assist you and answer your questions. Our goal is ensure that you have a positive experience with our office. It is a pleasure to be a part of your life and to serve the people of Santa Cruz County.