Recorder - County Clerk

As the Recorder-County Clerk the department staff and I are responsible for the official recording, filing and preserving of all vital documents in the County. As the Recorder-County Clerk, I am the Registrar of Voters as well, responsible for Federal, State and local elections. Please visit the Elections Division's website for further information regarding elections. 

John Tuteur 

Responsibilities of the Recorder-County Clerk


Napa County is asking the public to use online and mail to transact business during this public health emergency. Each of our pages has links to our online forms and ways of obtaining certified copies.

Until further notice we are not issuing marriage licenses nor performing wedding ceremonies. If you have questions please call our office at the phone numbers listed in the "Contact Us" section on this page.


Maintains official records to provide a public record and to give constructive notice of transactions relating to real property in Napa County. Serves as the local registrar of marriages and keeps the birth and death records for the County. All documents are filmed and indexed in order that copies may be prepared upon request. Records are made available to the public for property searches and for genealogical research.

County Clerk

Files and maintains indexes of non-court related documents, bonds, fictitious business name statements (FBNs) and issues marriage licenses.