Marriage Licenses, Certificates, Voting & Legal

How and where do I register to vote?

You can pick up a Voter Registration form at the City Clerk Department counter and mail it in (postage free), or you can register to vote online through the San Diego County Registrar of Voters at  www.sdvote.com.

How can I place an initiative on the ballot

Contact the City Clerk’s Office.

How do I change my name

Go to the San Diego Superior Court’s website at www.sdcourt.ca.gov.

How do I run for public office

Go to the City Clerk’s Elections page on this website at www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/gov/clerk/elections.

I need a passport

The Post Office located at Brooks Street provides passport services by appointment.

I want a copy of the city budget

Visit our Financial Services webpage for more information.

http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/gov/finance/default.asp 

I want to become a US citizen

Go to www.us-immigration.com.

I want to get divorced

Go to the San Diego Superior Court’s website at www.sdcourt.ca.gov.

I want to get married

Go to the San Diego County Recorder’s website at www.sandiegocounty.gov.

I want to know more about the city ordinances that concern my property

Go to the Planning page on this website for the Zoning Ordinance.

http://www.ci.oceanside.ca.us/gov/dev/planning/default.asp 

When are the next elections

Go to the City Clerk’s Elections page on this website and click on Current Elections.

Where are the polling stations

Go to the Registrar of Voters website at www.sdvote.com.

Who are my representatives

Go to the Registrar of Voters website at www.sdvote.com and click on Electing Districts/Officials.

Who are the candidates

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How can I view the City Code?

Please see the Oceanside Municipal Code.

How do I get a copy of a City document?

Members of the public and organizations may submit requests for City information in accordance with the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250) in person, by telephone, fax, mail, or e-mail. These will be processed in accordance with the Public Records Act.
Phone: 760-435-3000
Fax: 760-967-3922
Email: PublicRecordsRequest@ci.oceanside.ca.us

I need a copy of a birth or death certificate.

Go to the San Diego County Recorder’s website at https://arcc.sdcounty.ca.gov and click on Recorder.

I need a copy of a marriage certificate.

Please visit San Diego County Recorders office website

I need a copy of a divorce certificate.

Go to the San Diego Superior Court’s website at www.sdcourt.ca.gov.

I need a marriage license.

Please visit San Diego County Recorders office website