For information regarding an outstanding warrant:

When calling, please be prepared to provide:

  • First and Last Name of the person thought to have a warrant
  • Date of Birth
  • Warrant number, if available

To obtain a written response to a local warrant check, a Service Request Form must be submitted to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Records & ID Division.

Submit the form one of the following ways:

  • Visit the San Diego County Sheriff’s Records & ID office during business hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. We are located at:
    9621 Ridgehaven Ct.
    San Diego, CA 92193
  • Submit a request by mail:
    San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
    ATTN:  Records & ID Division, Warrants Section
    P.O. Box 939063
    San Diego, CA 92193

A valid, government issued photo identification card (i.e., driver:s license, passport, military ID) must be presented if request is submitted in person, or a copy of the ID must be enclosed if the request is submitted by mail. Our goal is to process all requests within 3-10 business days.


The fee for obtaining a written response to a warrant check is $14.00, and must be paid at the time the request is submitted.  Fees can be paid by money order, certified check, or personal check.  Please make checks payable to the "San Diego County Sheriff’s Department." Cash is also accepted if presented in person.

Click here to provide information on a wanted subject.

Bail Notices

You can pay the bail on your warrant by personal check or money order. Make checks or money orders payable to the "Clerk of the Court". Mail bail notices to the address shown on the notice or to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department:

San Diego Sheriff’s Department Court Services
Attention:  Warrants Division
P. O. Box 939062
San Diego, CA 92193-9062

If your notice indicates "mandatory appearance", you must appear in court at the times listed in your notice. You may pay the bail prior to your appearance in order to recall the warrant. However, you must appear in court within 10 days of the date of appearance.

If you want to post cash bail, you must make your payment at the court location on your notice or at the San Diego County Courthouse.