Naturalization

The Clerk's Office can provide letters of verification on naturalization records for those who obtained certificates prior to October 1, 1991. Please send your request, along with a check to "Clerk, United States District Court" in the current fee amount (view fee schedule), to: 

Clerk of Court
United States District Court
450 Golden Gate Avenue, Box 36060
San Francisco, CA 94102-3489

For information concerning naturalization certificates issued after October 1, 1991 or for information on naturalization ceremonies, visit the webpage for the United States Citizenship and Immigration Office.

The Clerk’s Office also maintains records of name change petitions processed prior to October 2004.

For further information contact:

San Francisco Records: Mark Romyn
415-522-2009
San Jose Records: Betty Walton
408-535-5513