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Make the request in the adopted name and list the adoptive parent s in the appropriate fields. If you are requesting a copy of the original Birth Certificate, you must provide a court order releasing the original sealed record. Who Can Request Copies?
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I want to Quick Links. We do NOT provide the following services:. Birth Records California Health and Safety Code Section permits only authorized persons to receive certified authorized copies of birth records. Fees and Ways to Order We do not perform searches or take payment information over the phone or via email. In Person. You can purchase a certified copy of a vital record at either of our office locations.
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Please be sure to complete an application before waiting in line. Be prepared to show government issued photo ID for authorized copies. Processing Times. Prior to The date of birth of the decedent, if known. The date of the marriage.
Note: Orders placed by fax or over the internet are charged an additional processing fee by VitalChek. If you need to speak with a Vital Records staff member, please call Phone verification: Our staff CANNOT verify any information over the phone, therefore, they cannot tell you whether or not the record you wish to obtain is recorded and on file in our office prior to your requesting a copy.
As with birth and death records, there are two types of marriage certificates issued, an Authorized copy and an Informational copy. For more detailed information or instructions on ordering see Information Sheet or Applications.
You may obtain a certified copy of a birth, death or marriage certificate in person from our Riverside Gateway , Riverside Downtown , Hemet, Palm Desert, Temecula or Blythe offices. You will obtain your copy the same day provided the certificate has already been recorded. Please include the appropriate fees, all required information, and the complete address to which you would like the copy mailed.