ClerkRecorder Books

Mission Statement

To serve our customers-courteously and professionally-through the recordation and preservation of official documents and vital records.
 - Gregory J. Diaz, County Clerk-Recorder

Due to COVID-19, our services have been limited.

In-Person services have been suspended at this time. Most services can be processed through the mail or email. Please go to the service you are looking for and the page will inform you of mail and/or a fax option for that service. For questions email or call 530-265-1221 and we will assist by email or phone.

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Search for Recorded Documents

Search online for Recorder's documents dating back to 1987.
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Fictitious Business

Find details on how to file or search for a fictitious business name online.
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Request for Birth Certificate​

Find information on the different ways you can request and order a birth certificate or copy of a vital record.
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Public Marriage License Requirements

Find out the information you need to provide and the step you need to take prior to obtaining a public marriage license.
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​Find all Clerk-Recorder fees from Recording Fees to Miscellaneous Fees.
January 1,2018 Additional Recording Fees and Requirements may apply

Make checks payable to: Nevada County Clerk-Recorder

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CEQA Filings

View any California Environmental Quality Act that has been filed within the last 30 days.
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Frequently Asked Questions​

Our FAQ answers questions from passports to fictitious business names.