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The Vital Records office is responsible for registering all births and deaths and issuing burial permits in San Bernardino County. We are located at 340 N. Mt. View Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92415. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Our phone number is 909.381.8990.

We issue certificates of births, deaths, and fetal deaths for events occurring this year and last year only. To obtain any older records, please contact the San Bernardino County Recorder at 855-732-2575 or click here for more information. 

Requesting a Certificate

When requesting a Certified Birth or Death Certificate in person, please bring your completed application. The Sworn Statement must be signed in the presence of the Local Registrar staff. Requests received by mail must be accompanied by a notarized sworn statement. Click here here to determine if you are eligible for a certified copy and for details about informational copies.

Birth Certificate Request Form and Instructions           English         En Español

Death Certificate Request Form and Instructions         English         En Español


        Birth Certificates                  $28.00

        Death Certificates                $21.00

        Fetal Death Certificates        $18.00

If requesting by mail, send your completed application and include payment in the form of a personal check, postal, bank money order (International Money Order only for out-of-country requests.) PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH.

Make payable to County of San Bernardino.
Remit payments to:

Department of Public Health
340 N. Mt. View Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0038

Acceptable payment methods in person are cash, check, or money order.

If no record is found, the fee will be retained for searching as required by California Health & Safety Code 103650 and a Certificate of No Record will be issued.
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