How This Site Works

Welcome to the Court's Public Records Web Portal for Criminal Records Request!

On this site you can electronically submit a request for criminal records for one or multiple defendants. In addition to the name of the defendant, you must provide the docket or case number or the date of arrest with the date of birth or the date of conviction with the date of birth.

You can request copies of the listed documents or you can enter the name of a specific document. You will receive an email confirmation of the request. This request is routed to the Criminal Division that reviews and responds to your request. If the court has the record, an itemized bill is emailed for your review and payment online. If the court cannot locate the record, the appropriate response is emailed or mailed to you.

An additional feature of the online Criminal Records Request process is the ability to pay for your requests online via QuickPay. You must have an Account with the court to use this feature.

For additional information, please contact AskCriminalRecords.

An account is required to access the online Criminal Records Request system.
Please see the Create Account page for more details.With an account, a VISA or MasterCard credit card may be used to pay for purchases.

QuickPay is an online payment site for Criminal Records Request. Once you receive a bill, you can go to this site to pay for the record request(s) with a VISA or MasterCard credit card, receive the confirmation and print the receipt. This transaction is via a secure web service.

The Courts and County of Alameda declare that information provided by and obtained from this application does not constitute the official record of the court. Any user of the information contained herein is advised that it is provided AS IS, and may be subject to error or omission. By accessing the information contained herein, users acknowledge and agree that neither the Courts of Alameda County, the developers of this application, nor the County of Alameda, its contractors, subcontractors, or agents are responsible nor liable in any way for the accuracy or validity of any of the information provided.

Effective July 1st, 2014, online requests for records will incur a public access fee that reimburses the Court for the cost of providing public access to its electronic records. A credit card is required for payment of these fees.

You may also come to the court and access the case information and documents online through one of the court’s public terminals free of charge (requests for printed copies will be charged at the rate published in the Court’s Fee Schedule).

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Copy .50 per page
Certification fee $40 per request and copy fee
Postage as required
Search Fee * (*$15 for searches requiring more than 10 minutes or requiring the retrieval of off-site records)

Copyright and other proprietary rights may apply to filed documents, absent an express grant of additional rights by the holder of the copyright or other proprietary right. Take notice that:

  • a. Use of such information in a case file is permissible only to the extent permitted by law or court order;
  • b. Any use inconsistent with proprietary rights is prohibited.

Be advised that any person who willfully destroys or alters any court record maintained in electronic form is subject to the penalties imposed by Government Code section 6201.

All information provided by the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda through this internet service is provided "as is", with no warranties, expressed or implied, including the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. The Superior Court of California, County of Alameda furthermore, does not guarantee or warrant the correctness, completeness or utility for any general or specific purpose of the data available through the access of this site. In no event shall the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda be liable for any damages, of any nature whatsoever, arising out of the use of, or the inability to use this internet service.

1 In order to provide electronic public access to court information, Alameda County Superior Court incurs technology development, maintenance, and operational expenses. Pursuant to California Rule of Court 2.506 and Government Code Section 68150(l), the Court may impose fees for the costs of providing access to its electronic records.