Recorder - County Clerk

As the Recorder-County Clerk the department staff and I are responsible for the official recording, filing, and preserving of real estate documents and birth, marriage and death records for Napa County. For more information, please visit our FAQ webpage.

I am also the ex-officio Registrar of Voters - Responsible for Federal, State, and local elections. Please visit the Elections Division's website for further information regarding elections.

Napa County is encouraging the public to use e-mail and regular mail to transact business to improve efficiency and reduce wait times. Each of our pages has links to our online forms and ways of obtaining certified copies. 

Napa County is issuing marriage licenses only to couples by appointment only. Napa County is performing civil ceremonies only for couples who obtain their license in Napa County. Couples can make an appointment for a ceremony at the same time the license is issued. For more information, please view or Marriage License & Ceremony page. 

Please call 707-253-4247 for assistance with any of our services or for more information.


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.