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Data Collection and Analysis Unit
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles
313 North Figueroa Street, Room 127
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone: (213) 240-7785
Fax: (213) 250-2594
Email: DCA@ph.lacounty.gov
Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street
Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

(213) 240-7812 (births)
(213) 240-7816 (deaths)
Email: VRO@ph.lacounty.gov
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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 150,000 babies are born in Los Angeles County every year.

Approximately 57,000 deaths occur in Los Angeles County every year.
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Data Collection & Analysis - Register Out-of Hospital Births

Register Out-of-Hospital Births

A fee is applied if you DO NOT register within the child's first year.  Any birth registered on or after the child's first birthday must be processed by the California Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records as a Delayed Registration of Birth.

In order to register Out-of-Hospital or Home Births, all five criteria must be met:

  1. Identity of the parent(s)
  2. Pregnancy of the mother
  3. Infant was born alive
  4. Birth occurred in Los Angeles County
  5. Identity of the witness

For more detail on these criteria, please see:

English:   Requirements for Registering Out-of-Hospital Births 

Spanish: Requisitos para Registrar Nacimientos Fuera del Hospital

Please contact the Vital Records Office at (213) 240-7812 for an appointment and further instructions.

 

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