Welcome

The Ventura County Clerk is open for in-person services by appointment only. Customers are encouraged to conduct business with our office remotely, when possible, to limit in-person contact. Marriage licenses issued to Ventura County residents only.

When visiting our office, you must submit to health screening before entering the building, adhere to social distancing guidelines, and face coverings are required.

To schedule an appointment, please call (805) 654-2263.


The Ventura County Recorder is not open for in-person services, Official Record Real Property Recordings are available by mail only. For additional information, please call (805) 654-3665 or email clerk.recorder@ventura.org.


The Ventura County Elections Division is open for in-person services. Customers are encouraged to conduct business with our office remotely, when possible, to limit in-person contact. For additional information, please call (805) 654-2664 or email elections@ventura.org.

When visiting our office, you must submit to health screening before entering the building, adhere to social distancing guidelines, and face coverings are required.

 

Welcome to the County Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters Website

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ABOUT THE VENTURA COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER, REGISTRAR OF VOTERS

The County Clerk-Recorder, Registrar of Voters is an elective office with three divisions: The County Clerk, Recorder and Elections (Registrar of Voters).

ABOUT MARK A. LUNN, COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER, REGISTRAR OF VOTERS


 

COUNTY CLERK

The County Clerk issues marriage licenses, performs civil marriage ceremonies, processes fictitious business name filings, and provides for the qualification and registration of notaries, process servers and miscellaneous statutory oaths and other filings. All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution and County Codes.

RECORDER

The Recorder is responsible for the recording of deeds, deeds of trust, court decrees and other documents affecting title to real property in Ventura County. The division also maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings: subdivision maps and, 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 public for this information.  All functions of the office are conducted under provisions of the State Constitution and County Codes.

ELECTIONS

The Elections Division conducts all Federal, State, County, school and special district elections in the County, as well as the general municipal elections for all 10 Ventura County cities. It administers voter registration and outreach programs, maintains the master voter file, master office and incumbent file, and master street index. The division also; processes Vote By Mail ballot requests and all voted ballots, as well as the layout and proofing of all sample ballots, official ballots, and voter information materials. Other essential responsibilities include; establishing precinct boundaries and polling place locations, recruiting and training precinct workers, maintaining tests and distributing voting equipment and conducting the official election canvass.

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