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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 Death Certificates

Order Death Certificates

Guidelines to Obtaining an Authorized Certified Copy of a Death Certificate

Burial, Removal and Transit Permits

Certificate of Still Birth

Electronic Death Registration System (EDRS):

LAC Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

IF you are interested in obtaining certificates for DEATHS 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 death or fetal death record.

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


FEES
  • Death Certificate will be $21.00 per certified copy
  • Fetal Certificate will be $18.00 per certified copy
  • Stillbirth Certificate will be $20.00 per certified copy
    Please make checks payable to County of Los Angeles

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

Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 103526, only specific individuals are permitted to obtain an authorized certified copy of a birth/death record. For more information who can obtain an authorized certified copy, see Guidelines to Obtaining an Authorized Certified Copy of a Death Certificate.

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 by mail for a death that occurred from last year to the present, please fill out the forms below:

  1. Application for a Death 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
313 North Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

IN-PERSON
To order a copy IN-PERSON for a death that occurred from last year to the present, please go to:

Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 240-7816
Open Monday thru Friday 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

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


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