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Data Collection and Analysis Unit
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles

Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street
Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

(213) 240-7812 (births)
(213) 240-7816 (deaths)
Did You Know...
Los Angeles County is home to more people than any state other than California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.

Approximately 140,000 babies are born in Los Angeles County every year.

Approximately 60,000 deaths occur in Los Angeles County every year.
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COVID-19 Announcement
The Vital Records office is open to the public by appointment only for immediate need requests between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., with limited staff and services processing ship out, burial permits death and birth certificates. For “ship out” cases and urgent burial permits, please call (213) 288-7816. For immediate need birth certificates for 2019 and 2020, please call (213) 288-7812.

Anuncio de COVID-19
La Oficina de Vital Records está abierta al público solamente con cita para solicitudes de necesidad inmediata entre 8:00 de la mañana y la 1:00 de la tarde con personal y servicios limitados para procesar permisos de translados, permisos de entierro y certificados de nacimiento. Para solicitudes de permisos de translados y permisos de entierro urgentes, llame al (213) 288-7816. Para pedir certificados de nacimiento de necesidad inmediata del año 2019 y 2020, llame al (213) 288-7812.

Data Collection & Analysis - Order Birth Certificates
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Notice of Birth Certificate Availability

We maintain records of births that occurred in Los Angeles County, except for Long Beach and Pasadena, for the current year and prior year.  
All other requests must be submitted to:

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC)
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
12400 Imperial Highway
Norwalk, California 90650
Phone: (800)201-8999

Application Submission {Infants under 12 months of age only}





DPH Vital Records Office
Attn: Birth Section
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012

DPH Vital Records Office
313 N. Figueroa Street, Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012


Birth Certificate: $28.00 / certified copy

Mail check payable to County of Los Angeles
We accept check** or money order

Birth Certificate: $28.00 / certified copy

Make check payable to County of Los Angeles
We accept cash, check, credit/ATM*** or money order


1. Application for a Birth Certificate pdf icon
2. Certificate of Identity pdf icon (must be notarized)

Application Form will be provided

* Non-refundable
** Checks must be pre-printed with name and address

*** An additional fee is charged

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Learn more about other birth related services we are providing.

If the country to which you are traveling requires an Apostille or Certification, you must obtain a certified copy from the Los Angeles RR/CC since the California Secretary of State will only provide authentication of the County Clerk or Recorder's signature.  Please click here for more information.

Births occurring in the City of Long Beach or City of Pasadena
The Los Angeles County Office of Vital Records does not provide any information on births that occurred in the cities of Pasadena and Long Beach. For vital records information in these areas, please see below:

Long Beach Health Department - Vital Records
(562) 570-4305

Pasadena Health Department - Vital Records
(626) 744-6052
(626) 291-0899 (fax)

Births occurring in another county in the State of California
California Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records

Births occurring outside of the State of California
Other States Vital Record Offices

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