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How to Request a Criminal Record

Instructions for Obtaining Criminal Records
From The San Francisco Superior Court

Know Before You Go

If you do not have a case number, you should obtain a RAP sheet before requesting criminal records. Please visit the San Francisco Police Department, Identification Bureau, Room 475 (4th floor), Hall of Justice, to request your local RAP sheet information.

Records Request Form & Instructions

Criminal Clerk's Office

Room 101
Hall of Justice

Hours of Operation (excluding weekend and Court holidays): Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm)
Phone Hours (excluding weekend and Court holidays)Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Closed 12:00pm-1:00pm)

Criminal Records Department Phone Number: (415) 551-0651

Certificate of the Record

A Certificate of the Record is a document that certifies conviction and sentencing disposition of the defendant's case. Certificates are $40 per court number.

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