An Affidavit to Amend a Record VS 24 (PDF) form is required to:
For further information please see the informational pamphlet for Affidavit to Amend a Death Record (PDF) and checklist.
Supporting documents are used to support the information being amended. Acceptable documents include copies of the following:
A notarized Sworn Statement is required if a certified authorized copy of the amended certificate is requested. For explanation of who may receive a certified authorized copy view this link.
CDPH-VR processing times may occasionally increase as do the volume of requests.
Currently Death (prior to 2005) and Fetal Death (prior to 2013) Amendments are processed within six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the date CDPH-VR receives the request.
Informational Pamphlet Affidavit to Amend a Death Record (PDF) and checklist
Affidavit to Amend a Record VS 24 (PDF) form. To view sample form click here (PDF).
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