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Public Records Requests

Riverside County maintains a vast assortment of records in various forms. Much of this information is readily available on the county's Open Data Source website

Those wishing to access, review and obtain public records not currently maintained on the county's Open Data Source website, should contact the office or department responsible for maintaining those records, or access the searchable indexes available on their respective websites.

Below are some of our more common departments that handle public records requests, along with the best way to contact them.

Clerk of the Board – Email
District Attorney – Email
Executive Office – Email
Fire Department - Email
Sheriff’s Department – Email
Transportation and Land Management Agency - Email

Riverside County Assessor – County Clerk–Recorder

The County Clerk-Recorder’s website allows visitors to conduct fictitious business name searches, grantor/grantee searches, and vital records searches that include birth, marriage or death certificates. Please note that only Riverside County certificates of births or deaths that occurred more than 90 days ago may be ordered from the Riverside County Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder.

The County Clerk-Recorder also provides the following services:

  • Files fictitious business name statements
  • Files statements of abandonment of use of fictitious business name
  • Files withdrawal from partnership operating under a fictitious business name
  • Issues public and confidential marriage licenses
  • Provides certified copies of confidential marriage licenses
  • Registers notary public oaths and commissions
  • Authenticates notary public signatures

The Office of Vital Records – RUHS-Public Health

The Office of Vital Records in the Public Health department registers all births and deaths within the County of Riverside. Riverside County certificates of births or deaths that occurred this year and last year only can be ordered from Riverside University Health System-Public Health. To learn more, visit the Office of Vital Records' website

For older records, visit the County Clerk-Recorder website.

Court Records

The Riverside Superior Court’s Public Access webpage is intended to assist the public in accessing available case data without having to visit the courthouse.

For public records searches outside Riverside County, please visit the State of California website, or the county or state in which the events took place.

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