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Vital Records Office
Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street
Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Phone:(213) 240-7812 (births)
           (213) 240-7816 (deaths)
Email: VRO@ph.lacounty.gov
Data Collection & Analysis
Data Collection and Analysis Unit
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles
313 North Figueroa Street, Room 127
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 240-7785
Fax: (213) 250-2594
Did You Know...
Los Angeles County is home to more people than any state other than California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.

Approximately 130,000 babies are born in Los Angeles County every year.

Approximately 55,000 deaths occur in Los Angeles County every year.
Data Collection & Analysis - Order Birth Certificates
Order Birth Certificates

Rush and Emergency Birth Certificates

Register Out-of-Hospital Births

Paternity Opportunity Program

Guidelines to Obtaining an Authorized Certified Copy of a Birth Certificate

LAC Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

IF you are interested in obtaining certificates for BIRTHS that occurred in Los Angeles County prior to 2013, please submit your request to:

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
12400 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, California 90650
(562) 462-2137

NOTICE OF FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2014

ASSEMBLY BILLS (AB) 1053 and 110 authorized an increase for each certified/informational copy of a birth record.

Certificates for births that occurred in Los Angeles County from last year to the present are available from our Vital Records Office.


FEE
  • Birth Certificate will be $28.00 per certified copy
    Please make checks payable to County of Los Angeles.
 

Birth certificates can be obtained from several different local and state vital records offices depending on where the birth took place.

If the country to which you are traveling requires an Apostille or Certification, you must obtain a certified copy from the RR/CC since the California Secretary of State will only provide authentication of the County Clerk or Recorder's signature.  Please visit this website for more information: http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/notary/authentication.htm.

 

FORMS
To order a copy of a certificate for a birth that occurred from last year to present, please fill out the forms below:

  1. Application for a Birth Record
  2. Certificate of Identity (must be notarized if sent by mail)
 

BY MAIL
Mail check payable to County of Los Angeles (DO NOT SEND CASH), Application form, and a notarized Certificate of Identity to:

Los Angeles County Dept of Public Health -Vital Records Office
Attn: Birth Section
313 North Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012

OR

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section

P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, California 90651-0489

 

IN-PERSON
Los Angeles County Vital Records Office:
313 North Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 240-7812
Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk:
12400 East Imperial Highway
Norwalk, CA 90650

If you apply IN-PERSON, we accept CASH, CHECK and ATM/CREDIT CARD payments.

 

Born in the city of Long Beach or Pasadena
The Los Angeles County Office of Vital Records does not provide any information on births that occurred in the cities of Pasadena and Long Beach. For vital records information in these areas, please see below:

Long Beach Health Department - Vital Records
(562) 570-4305

Pasadena Health Department - Vital Records
(626) 744-6009

Born in a California County outside of Los Angeles
California Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records

Born outside of California
Center for Health Statistics Links to State Vital Records

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