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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
DPH Vital Records Office
DPH Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street
Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Phone: (213) 240-7812 (births)
Phone: (213) 240-7816 (deaths)
Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology (OHAE) websites

Data Collection & Analysis - Certificate of Still Birth

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)

Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 53120
Los Angeles, CA 90053-0120
(562) 462-2137


Application for a Certified Copy of Certificate of Still Birth

Information Sheet on How to Obtain a Certificate of Still Birth

General Information
  • As of January 1, 2008, ONLY a parent (mother and/or father) can obtain a Certified Copy of Still Birth.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Vital Records Office, upon request of the parent, will issue a certified copy of a Certificate of Still Birth. An application and fee must be submitted at the time of the request.
  • Applications must be filed in person at the downtown headquarters office: 313 N. Figueroa St., Room L-1, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
  • The Certificate of Still Birth does not replace the Certificate of Fetal Death.
Time frame Fees
  • The cost for a certified copy of a Certificate of Still Birth is $20.
  • Fees are nonrefundable (per state law).
  • Fees are established in the California Health and Safety Code 103040.
  • Free copies are only available to: 1) district attorneys for child support enforcement, 2) veterans for the sole purpose of establishing military benefits, and 3) victims of crime in connection with a claim under the Victims of Crime Act.
  • Fees can be paid by cash or check to the County of Los Angeles, Dept of Public Health at the time of submitting the application.
  • If obtaining a Certificate of Still Birth from the State of California, Office of Vital Records, please follow the instructions on the corresponding application (see above).

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