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Request a Copy of a Vital Record Online

There are independent, third party companies that process online requests for certified copies of vital records. Online services provided by an independent company may charge a processing fee on all orders.  That fee may vary with each company, and is in addition to the certified copy fee.

How do I request a record online?

Visit one of the following third party websites to submit your request online:

If you are not eligible to receive an authorized copy, you may receive an Informational Certified Copy of your record. Informational Certified Copies are printed with a legend on the face of the document that states, "INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY."

For more information on Authorized vs. Informational Copies, visit the Vital Records webpage Authorized Copy vs. Informational Copy.

​*Please note that the California Department of Public Health - Vital Records (CDPH-VR) does not accept online orders. Customers wishing to use online request services must do so using one of the third parties listed above. For questions or concerns regarding your orders made through third parties, please contact them directly.


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