General Information

Contact Dept

  • Email:
  • Address:
    2221 Kern Street,
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • County Clerk Services:
    (559) 600-CLRK or (559) 600-2575
  • Elections:
    (559) 600-VOTE or (559) 600-8683
  • Email Department


Brandi L. Orth

Mission Statement

Recognize and respect all individuals while continually improving and providing the highest quality of service.

Go GreenConduct elections in a manner that protects the integrity of the electoral process.

Promote a positive work environment.

Brandi L. Orth
County Clerk/
Registrar of Voters

  • Clerk Services: Open Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 4 P.M.
    Marriage Licenses and FBN's are accepted until 4 P.M. Passport applications are accepted until 3 P.M.

  • Elections: Open Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 5 P.M.

  •  News Flash      

    Statewide Direct Primary Election - June 3, 2014

    Note: Effective July 1, 2014 the Fresno County Board of Supervisors has approved an updated cost recovery fee increase for the rendering of service per Fresno County Ordinance 14-003  

    • Public Marriage License fee will increase from $50 to $58.

    Due to the recent increase in requests for passport processing, here are a few tips to help make your passport visit to the County Clerk/Registrar of Voters Department less stressful:

    Passport applications are only accepted until 3pm (M-F). Monday and Fridays are very busy days at the County Clerk’s office. You might consider arriving Tuesday through Thursday before noon, which is typically less busy.Click for more Passport information

    1. Please be prepared with all necessary requirements for the passport application. Photo copies of vital statistic documents are not acceptable. Vital statistic documents must be originals or certified copies. “Keepsake” or “ceremonial” copies are not considered original documents.
    2. Minors (under age 16) must be accompanied by both parents and both parents must have proper identification.
    3. Adult passport renewals are not processed at our facility. Renewals for adults must be sent directly by the applicant to the National Passport Processing Center. Application Form DS-82 is required and can be obtained by visiting
    4. For additional information, questions, and inquiries: call toll-free 1-877-487-2778 or by email at



    We accept debit/credit cards.     Credit Card (small)