Oakland California
  • Physical Address

    • 4770 Lincoln Avenue
    • Oakland, CA 94602-2535
    • United States of America
    Driving directions

    Mailing Address

    • Same


    • (1) 510-531-3200
    • Facsimile: (1) 510-531-2646
  • Endowment Sessions

    Tuesday Only:5:30, 6:00 a.m.
    Tuesday–FridayEvery 60 minutes from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    SaturdayEvery 45 minutes from 7:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    Every 60 minutes from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
     *Additional sessions each day as needed or requested.  


    Baptistry Time
    Tuesday5:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
    Wednesday–Friday7:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
    Saturday5:30 a.m.5:00 p.m
    Family Priority Time
    Tuesday, Thursday5:009:00 p.m.
    Saturday2:005:00 p.m.
    Ward and Stake Appointments
    Wednesday, Friday5:009:00 p.m.
    Saturday5:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.


  • Special Sessions

    American Sign Language (ASL): 1st Saturday, 3:00 p.m.
    Chinese: 3rd Saturday, 8:15 a.m. (Mandarin and Cantonese concurrent sessions)
    Fijian: 2nd Saturday, 6:00 a.m.
    Samoan: Saturday, 6:00 a.m.
    Spanish: 1st Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:15 a.m.
    Tongan: 2nd Wednesday, 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 5:30 a.m.
    Hmong: 3rd Saturday of February, May, August, November at 3:00 p.m.
    Other language sessions are available by appointment or request. 

  • Baptisms

    See above for official Baptistry information.

    Other Ordinances

    Other ordinances can be scheduled by appointment. Please contact the temple for available dates and times.

  • Groups

    For information regarding group visits or live ordinances see Additional Info Additional Info.

    • Maintenance Dates
    • Monday, March 6 - Monday, March 27
    • Monday, September 11 - Monday, September 25
    • Other Dates
    • Saturday, April 1
    • Tuesday, July 4
    • Saturday, September 30
    • Wednesday, November 22 (at 12:00 noon)
    • Thursday, November 23
    • Special Openings
    • Monday, May 29 open from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
    • Monday, September 4 open from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
  • Living Ordinances

    Please make an appointment with the temple (two weeks in advance, if possible) before coming for living endowments, marriages, or sealings.

  • Family Name Cards

    Ordinances for family names must be done in proper sequence. If you wish to complete an endowment for a family name, allow sufficient time to complete the initiatory ordinances before the endowment session. If you are going to do the baptism the same day, you will need to allow even more time.

    Family file patrons are welcome at any time.

    Learn how to prepare family names for the temple.

  • Group Attendance

    Please contact the temple to schedule a group visit. A visitors' center and a family history center are located adjacent to the temple.

  • Services Available

    • Cafeteria service available
    • Clothing service available
    • Guest housing available
  • Milestones

    Jan 23, 1961
    Temple Announced
    May 26, 1962
    Oct 5, 1964
    Open House Start Date
    Oct 31, 1964
    Open House End Date
    Nov 17, 1964
    Dedication Date