Vital Statistics

Marriage Licenses, Birth Certificates & Death Certificates


The San Bernardino County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk's Office maintains all records of birth, marriage and death events that occur in the County, including the City of Hesperia. Certain authorized County personnel also prepare marriage licenses and conduct civil marriage ceremonies.

Any person desiring to obtain vital records should contact the Recorder's Office at:

High Desert Government Center
15900 Smoke Tree Street, 1st Floor
Hesperia, CA 92345
(760) 995-8065

Hall of Records
Auditor / Controller-Recorder
222 W. Hospitality Ln.
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0022

Important Numbers

  • General Information Automated Call Distribution: (909) 387-8306
  • Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates: (760) 995-8065 or (909) 387-8314
  • Marriage Licenses: (760) 995-8065 or (909) 387-8334
  • Fictitious Business Names: (909) 386-8970

Important Notice


Recorder services are now offered in Hesperia at the High Desert Government Center for the issuance of birth, death and marriage certificates. Hours of services at the High Desert Government Center may be found below.

Recorder Services
  • Counter Service for all services:
    • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Map Desk - Only at Hall of Records location.

Marriage Services
  • Marriage Licenses/Ceremonies Appointment Only:
    • Monday & Friday: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Marriage Licenses/Ceremonies Walk-In:
    • Tuesday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 11:00 am & 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates
  • Counter Service:
    • Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:45 pm

County Clerk Services
  • Counter Service:
    • Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Appointment only:
    • Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am & 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm (excluding holidays).
    The following services are by appointment only
    • Notary Registration
    • Process Server Registration
    • Legal Document Assistant Registration
    • Unlawful Detainer Assistant Registration
    • Process Server Registration
  • Please call (760) 995-8065 for an appointment.


Please note: Extensive wait times of an hour or longer on all Mondays, Fridays, first business day following a holiday closure, and Valentine's Day.