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Vital Record Fees

Please send a check or money order made payable to CDPH Vital Records.

PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH BY MAIL.   CDPH cannot be held responsible for fees paid that are lost, misdirected, or undelivered.

Certified Copies  

  

  • Birth Certificate - $25                                                                    
  • Death Certificate - $21                                                        
  • Fetal Death Certificate - $18                                                
  • Public Marriage Certificate - $15                                       
  • Dissolution of Marriage Certificate - $14                             
  • Still Birth Certificate - $24                                                 

   

 Amendments 

   

  • Acknowledgement of Paternity - $23                                   
  • Adjudication of Facts of Parentage -  $23                            
  • Adoptions - $20*                                                                
  • Affidavit to Amend a Birth Certificate - $23*                          
  • Affidavit to Amend a Death Certificate - $23*                        
  • Affidavit to Amend a Marriage Certificate - $23*                    
  • Correcting Genders Errors - $23                                         
  • Court Order Name Change - $23                                         
  • Gender Reassignment - $23                                               

  

Delayed Registrations  

  

  • Delayed Registration of Birth - $23                                      
  • Court Order Delayed Certificate of Marriage - $23                 
  • Court Order Delayed Registration of Birth - $23                    
  • Court Order Delayed Registration of Death - $23                  
  • Court Order Delayed Registration of Fetal Death - $23           

  

*  Refer to our informational pamphlets on this website (select link below) - there are a few instances where these particular transactions do not require a fee.

  • Adoptions or Changes in Paternity
  • Correcting or Amending Vital Records
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    Last modified on: 1/3/2014 9:53 AM