Ordering a Copy of Official Records
The information required to obtain copies of Official Records are document number, number of pages, or “book and page” for each document you are requesting. Fee’s for copies are $2.00 for the first page, $1.00 for each additional page of a document, and $1.00 for certification.
When ordering by mail, if you are not sure of the number of pages, write a check “not to exceed $___.” Estimate the “not to exceed” dollar amount by figuring 4 pages per document, and we will fill in the exact amount for you. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope. A copy request received after 4:00 p.m. will be processed the next day.
If you are ordering by phone, online, or credit card, some personal information may be required.
1. Come in person to the Office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00p.m. for same day service.
2. Write to the Ventura County Recorder’s Office.
MARK A. LUNN
County Clerk and Recorder
800 S. Victoria Ave.
Location # 1260
Ventura, CA 93009
Note: Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request.
If you have additional questions regarding ordering copies of official records, please contact our office at (805) 654-2295.
Our customers search our General Index themselves for recorded documents. Our records are available to the public during office hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. If you cannot come into the office, you may send a representative or contact a title company for assistance. Check the yellow pages for listings.
To request copies of recorded documents by mail, you must include payment for the copy(s) and have the recording number or the book and page. If you do not have this number, come in person, send someone to the Ventura County Recorder’s Office, or contact a title company to do a search for you and then place the copy order.