The San Francisco Office of the County Clerk is delighted to welcome you back into City Hall and to our offices.

Beginning November 1, 2021, our office hours will be as follows:

Monday to Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm processing hours
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm information only

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, all mail and online orders are experiencing processing delays of 4-6 weeks. Please plan accordingly and we thank you for your patience.

County Clerk Fee Updates:

​​​Vital Record Copy Fee Increase

  • Effective January 1, 2022, vital record copy fees are increasing.
    • ​Birth - $29.00
    • Death - $24.00
    • Confidential Marriage - $17.00


San Francisco County Clerk Fees

Marriage Licenses & Domestic Partnerships

Fictitious Business Names (FBN)

SF City ID Card

Birth & Death Certificates 


Methods of Payment

  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Debit Card - In Person Only
  • Credit Card - In Person or Online Marriage License / Ceremony Appointments
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check - payable to SF County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with account holder's name (from a USA issued bank, no foreign checks) - payable to SF County Clerk