California Birth Certificate
Mail requests to California Department of Health
Services Office of Vital Records - M.S. 5103 P.O.
Box 997410 Sacramento, CA 95899-7410. No public
counter is available.
California Death Records
To receive a "certified copy" you must present a
notarized sworn statement. Due to the large number
of records, a Certificate of No Public Death Record
is not available.
California Marriage Records
Available for marriages from 1949-1986 and
1998-1999. Other requests must be made through the
County Recorder's Office in the county of marriage.
Certificate of No Public Marriage Record are not
California Divorce Records
Certificate of Record (not a certified copy of the
divorce decree) are available for divorces between
1962 and 1984. Certificate of Dissolution of
Marriage are only available through the superior
For other claims not found online contact Division
of Collections P O Box 942850 Sacramento, CA
94250-5873. Phone: 1-800-992-4647 (California
residents) (916) 323-2827 (out-of-state or foreign)