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Contact Information
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 - Certificate of Still Birth

Certificate of Still Birth

Information Sheet on How to Obtain a Certificate of Still Birth

General Information

  • ONLY a parent (mother and/or father) can obtain a Certified Copy of Still Birth.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Vital Records Office, upon request of the parent, will issue a certified copy of a Certificate of Still Birth. An application and fee must be submitted at the time of the request.
  • Applications must be filed IN PERSON at the Vital Records Office (313 N. Figueroa Street, Lobby-1).  The form is available at the counter of the Vital Records Office or on the Data Collection & Analysis Unit website.
  • The Certificate of Still Birth does not replace the Certificate of Fetal Death.

Time Frame


Fees

  • Non-refundable fee of $20.00 per copy of a Certificate of Still Birth is charged (California Health and Safety Code 103040).
  • Free copies are only available to:
    1) district attorneys for child support enforcement,
    2) veterans for the sole purpose of establishing military benefits, and
    3) victims of crime in connection with a claim under the Victims of Crime Act
  • Fees can be paid by cash, check, credit/ATM, or money order to the County of Los Angeles, Dept of Public Health at the time of submitting the application.
  • If obtaining a Certificate of Still Birth from the California Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records, please follow the instructions on the corresponding application (see Time Frame).

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