How to Get Your Santa Barbara Accident Report

Santa Barbara Accident Report

After a car accident, it’s crucial to obtain a copy of your Santa Barbara collision report. This report serves as an unbiased record of the events surrounding your accident.

Used by attorneys and insurance companies, the details included in Santa Barbara accident reports may support your claim for compensation in a personal injury lawsuit.

An experienced Southern California car accident attorney understands the importance of a Santa Barbara police crash report and assists clients in retrieving the document for use in their case.

Learn how we can help you by calling (310) 288-3000 or sending an online message today for a free consultation. 

How to Get Your Santa Barbara Accident Report 

There are a few ways to obtain a copy of your Santa Barbara collision report. The city allows people to request their reports online, in-person, via fax, e-mail, or postal mail. When requesting a Santa Barbara police accident report, be sure to have all relevant information accessible to complete your request. 

Get Santa Barbara Accident Reports Online

The Santa Barbara Police Department teamed up with DocView LLC to permit people, insurance companies, and law firms representing individuals to obtain a copy of Santa Barbara accident reports. 

Through LexisNexis, you may obtain a copy of your Santa Barbara collision report for a small convenience fee in addition to the normal cost of the collision report.

The online system of report retrieval provides the convenience of 24-hour access to your report from anywhere with internet access. You may then print, save, or email your accident report for use at a later time. 

Get Your Santa Barbara Car Accident Report in Person 

You may retrieve a copy of your Santa Barbara car accident report in person at the Santa Barbara Police Department. When requesting a report in person, the city charges a fee of $25.00 per report request and $0.20 per additional page.

To access your Santa Barbara collision report, you must provide the date of your collision, as well as the report number provided to you at the accident scene. The report number must be entered exactly as it was provided. 

The Santa Barbara Police Department address is as follows:

Santa Barbara Police Department 
215 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

The police department is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. 

Get Your Santa Barbara Collision Report By Fax, E-Mail, or Mail

The Santa Barbara Police Department also allows people to request copies of Santa Barbara collision reports by fax, e-mail, or mail. If requesting via fax, e-mail, or mail, download the Santa Barbara Police Department Request for Report form. In addition to the request form, you must also attach a copy of proper identification, such as a driver’s license or identification card.

If mailing a request for your Santa Barbara car accident report, you must include a check for payment. The Records division charges $25.00 per report plus an additional $0.20 per page for Santa Barbara accident reports. 

The Santa Barbara Police Department requires people to mail all accident report requests to the following address: 

Santa Barbara Police Department 
Attn: Records Bureau/Report Request 
215 E. Figueroa Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mail requests should also include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the return of the requested car accident report. 

There is no fee for an emailed request for your SB crash report. Email your request form and copy of identification to 

If you decide to fax your request to the Santa Barbara Police Department, you must include your credit card information for payment. Credit card payments are the only method of payment accepted for fax requests. You can direct fax requests to the number (805) 891-2434.  

Contact Us for Help Getting Your Santa Barbara Police Accident Report

After a car accident, you may wonder what steps to take next to protect your rights and obtain compensation for your injuries and damages. We understand the stress you feel and the importance of relieving the financial burden you may be experiencing.

The Saeedian Law Group prides itself on providing individualized attention and care to all clients throughout their legal representation. We work hard on behalf of each client to maximize their compensation. So call (310) 288-3000 or contact the experienced car accident attorneys at Saeedian Law Group today for a free consultation!