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Alameda County, CA,
Alameda County Clerk-Recorder's Office

Vital Records - Research
The indexes for birth, death, and marriage records are available to the public during regular office hours. You will need to present a government-issued ID (Driver's license or passport), which will be held while you are searching the indexes.
  • Online
    Due to changes in State Law, the vital records indexes are no longer available online. To learn more about the State law, click here.

  • In Person
    You may come to the Clerk-Recorder's Office during normal business hours and search the vital record indexes.

    • Marriage records starting – 1971
    • Birth records starting – 1940
    • Death records starting – 1960

    NOTE: Please contact the California Department of Public Health (, for information regarding all other vital records research.

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