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.

Cash, Check and Debit and Credit cards.

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. Download the Online Copy Request Form and submit via email to RecorderInfo@Ventura.Org to expedite your request. A staff member will contact you once your order has been processed and to charge your debit/credit card over the phone. Plain copies will be sent you by mail or to your email once payment has been received. (certified copies must be returned only by mail).

2. Make an appointment and come in person to the office during regular business hours.

3. Write to the Ventura County Recorder’s Office.

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 regular office hours. If you cannot come into the office, you may send a representative or contact a title company for assistance.

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.