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Contact VRRB 

Vital Records Registration Branch (VRRB) is responsible for State registration of Birth, Death, Fetal Death and Non-Confidential Marriage Certificates.  VRRB also processes corrections and amendments to birth, death, fetal death and marriage records.  For more information about registering a birth, death, fetal death, or non-confidential marriage, click on the desired link below:

Birth Registration 

Delayed Registration of Birth

Court Order Delayed Registration of Birth

Correction of Birth Record Due to Gender Error

Correction of Birth Record After Gender Reassignment

Court Order Name Change

Affidavit to Amend a Birth Record

Death and Fetal Death Registration

Court Order Delayed Registration of Death

Court Order Delayed Registration of Fetal Death

Affidavit to Amend a Death Record

Marriage Registration

Court Order Delayed Registration of Marriage

 Affidavit to Amend a Marriage Record

Adoptions and Paternity/Parentage

Adoption Process: Obtaining a Birth Certificate for Adopted Child

Adjudication of Facts of Parentage

Acknowledgement of Paternity

Mail Address

CDPH Vital Records does not currently have a public counter. However, you can contact us by mail at:

California Department of Public Health

Vital Records - MS 5103

P.O. Box 997410

Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

Customer Service

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Pacific Standard Time

Phone number: (916) 445-2684



Certified Copies

Please see Certified Copy of Birth, Death, Fetal Death (Stillborn), and Marriage Certificates.


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