The Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department will close all of its office locations to the public, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020, as a precautionary measure to help slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Most services can be easily requested online or by mail. Please browse our web pages to get detailed information on obtaining services or call us at (714) 834-2500.
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The Process Server registration application is completed and submitted in our main office in downtown Santa Ana. If registering as a corporation or partnership, at least two partners or corporate officers must be present to sign at the time of registration. *When renewing a lapsed registration, the process server must re-submit current LiveScan fingerprints.
The registrant must appear in person and meet the following requirements:
Possess a valid government issued picture identification (established by a birth certificate, such as a driver’s license or passport).
The principal place of business or residential address must be located in Orange County.
Present a bond in the amount of $2,000 naming the registrant as principal providing the term of the bond, two (2) years, commencement date and expiration date.
Pursuant to Business and Profession Code §22350, the registrant, or if corporation or partnership, all partners or corporate officers will be required to submit a completed LiveScan Application. Upon verification from the Department of Justice, the permanent identification card will be issued.
Registration fee (includes one identification card): $107.00
Bond recording fee: $7.00 for first page, $3.00 for each additional page
Replacement Identification Cards: $10.00
Please make checks payable to: Orange County Clerk-Recorder
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