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Vital Records Fees

Requests received without the appropriate fee will be returned to the sender. Make your check or money order payable to CDPH Vital Records. Checks must be drawn on a United States bank. Money orders must be drawn on a United States bank or issued by the United States Postal Service.

Please do not send cash by mail. CDPH cannot be held responsible for fees paid that are lost, misdirected, or undelivered.

​Form Type

​Fee

​VS 111 – Certified Copy of Birth Record
​$29 per copy
​VS 112 – Certified Copy of Death Record
​$24 per copy
​VS 113A – Certified Copy of Marriage Record
​$17 per copy
​VS 113B – Dissolution of Marriage Certificate
​$16 per copy
​VS 12 – Certified Copy of Fetal Death Record
​$21 per copy
​VS 13E – Certified Copy of Still Birth Record
​$28 per copy
​VS 21 – Adjudication of Facts of Parentage
VS 22 – Acknowledgement of Paternity/Parentage
VS 23 – Court Order Name Change
VS 85 – Delayed Registration Birth
VS 108 – Court Order Delayed Registration of Birth
  • $26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $29 per additional copy

​VS 24 – Affidavit to Amend a Birth Record*
VS 107 – Supplemental Name Report-Birth

*The fee to change/correct the sex field or parent designation on child’s birth certificate is $26, regardless of when the request is submitted.

​Submitting within one year from date of birth
  • No fee to register the amendment and does not include free copy.
  • $29 per copy
Submitting after one year from date of birth
  • $26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $29 per additional copy
​VS 24C – Affidavit to Amend a Marriage Record

*The fee to change either spouses’ designation as bride, groom, or having neither box checked to reflect gender identity is $26, regardless of when the request is submitted.

Submitting within one year from date of marriage
  • No fee to register the amendment and does not include free copy.
  • $17 per copy
Submitting after one year from date of marriage
  • $26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $17 per additional copy
​VS 24 – Affidavit to Amend a Death Record
Submitting within one year from date of death
  • No fee to register the amendment and does not include free copy.
  • $24 per copy
Submitting after one year from date of death
  • $26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $24 per additional copy
​VS 44 – Court Report of Adoption
​Born in CA or born outside of the US/Canada and
adopted in CA
  • No fee to register the amendment and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $29 per copy
Born in CA and adopted out of state
  • $20 to register the amendment and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $29 per additional copy
VS 105 – Court Order Delayed Registration of Fetal Death​
  • ​$26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $21 per additional copy
​VS 109 – Court Order Delayed Registration of Death
  • ​$26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $24 per additional copy
​VS 122 – Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage
  • ​$26 amendment fee and includes one free copy of newly amended record.
  • $17 per additional copy

 

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