Request a Certificate
Important Notice: The Vital Records Office Only Holds the last 24 months of Birth and Death Records.
To obtain any older records, please contact the San Bernardino County Recorder by visiting the San Bernardino County Recorder website or by phone at (855) 732-2575.
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. To determine if you are eligible for a certified copy and for details about informational copies, visit our Certified Copy Eligibility webpage.
Fees – Effective 01-01-2022
|Fetal Death Certificates (Use the Death Certificate Request Form. Please write “Fetal Death” at the top of the form.)||$21.00|
Payments By Mail
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
Payments In Person
Acceptable payment methods in person are cash, check, money order and credit/debit.
ALL Credit/Debit Transaction will include a fee of $1.95 or 2%, whichever is greater.
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.
County Observed Holidays
New Year’s Day, January 1st
Martin Luther King Jr., January 17th
President’s Day, February 21st
Memorial Day, May 30th
Independence Day, July 4th
Labor Day, September 5th
Columbus Day, October 10th
Veteran’s Day, November 11th
Thanksgiving, November 24th and 25th
Christmas, December 24th and 25th
New Year’s Eve, December 31st