County of San Diego

ASSESSOR | RECORDER | COUNTY CLERK

Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr.

Single Status Affidavit (Letter of No Record)


The application to request a Letter of No Record is the same as a request for a marriage certificate. Essentially, you are requesting a marriage certificate, and upon us not finding one (because one does not exist), we may issue a Letter of No Record proving your single status. 


How to order:

Visit one of our available office locations and complete the marriage certificate application (for a Letter of No Record).

Fees:

  • $17 for each Letter of No Record

The fee is payable by cash, check or money order, or credit/debit card.
An additional $2.50 surcharge is applicable for card payments.

Check or money order payable to: San Diego Recorder/County Clerk.

Locations:

You can request a Letter of No Record at any of our available office locations linked below. Appointments are not necessary.

How to order:

Complete the marriage certificate application (for a Letter of No Record). In the Marriage Information section, provide your full name and date of birth.

The Sworn Statement and notarization are not required.

Please circle “Letter of No Record” or write “LNR” at the top of your application.

Mail to: 

Send completed application with check or money order to:

San Diego Recorder/County Clerk
ATTN: Vital Records
P.O. Box 121750
San Diego, CA 92112-1750 

Fees: 

  • $17 for each Letter of No Record

The fee is payable by check or money order only, when requesting by mail.

Payable to: San Diego Recorder/County Clerk.

Do not send cash by mail.

Appointments are not necessary. See our available office locations for hours of operation.

Yes. If you know someone in San Diego, they may visit our office to make the request on your behalf. Just provide them with the information needed to make the request, such as your full name and date of birth on the application.