Clerk-Recorder

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

Effective May 3, 2021, Nevada County Clerk-Recorder's Office will be open to limited In-Person Appointments.  

NO same day appointments or walk-ins at this time

Appointment are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 8:00 am to 3:30 pm                               Call 530-265-1221 or email NC.recorder@co.nevada.ca.us for an appointment

  • Marriage License-first complete application before emailing the office
  • Drop box still available in lobby of county building or mail for services not needing an appointment
  • Full Press Release
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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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Fees


​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.