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, Indentification 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

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (except Court holidays)

Phone Hours

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

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (except Court holidays)

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.