County Recorder

The Recorder’s Division is responsible for the recording of deeds, deeds of trust, court decrees and many other documents affecting title to real property in Ventura County. The division also maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings; subdivision maps, vital statistics, including birth, death and marriages within the county. This Division also creates digital images of real property and vital records and provides and maintains an efficient retrieval system to support the public’s requests for real property and vital records. All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution, and State and County Codes.

What’s New!


Beginning April 14, 2017, the County Clerk and Recorder East County Office will be open on alternate Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See 2017 East County Office Holiday and Alternate Friday Closures for details.


Effective January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 1974 amends the Acknowledgment requirements in accordance with the legislative amendment of Government code section 27201.   Please click on this link for more information.