Order Official California Vital Records Online.

Order Certified California Birth and Death Certificates Online.

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GoCertificates is your online resource for ordering certified copies of State of California Vital Records. We are committed to getting your birth or death certificates direct to your door.

Requests for Vital events certificates are directed to and processed by the California Department of Public Health.

Identification Requirements

All applicants must submit a Notarized Sworn Statement and a copy of proof of relationship (if required). After placing your order, you will need to upload your Notarized Sworn Statement and proof of relationship (if required). Your order will only be processed once these items are received along with payment.

Eligibility Requirements for Birth Certificates

Applicant Documents Required for Proof of Relationship
Self Notarized Sworn Statement
Parent Notarized Sworn Statement
Legal Guardian Notarized Sworn Statement and court documents showing legal guardianship
Spouse Notarized Sworn Statement
Domestic Partner Notarized Sworn Statement
Child Notarized Sworn Statement
Grandparent Notarized Sworn Statement
Grandchild Notarized Sworn Statement
Sibling Notarized Sworn Statement
Legal Representative Notarized Sworn Statement
Government Agency(Conducting Official Business) Notarized Sworn Statement
Adoption Agency Notarized Sworn Statement
Power of Attorney Notarized Sworn Statement and a copy of the power of attorney or supporting documentation identifying you as executor
Authorized by court order Notarized Sworn Statement and a copy of the court order

Eligibility Requirements for Death Certificates

Applicant Documents Required for Proof of Relationship
Parent Notarized Sworn Statement
Legal Guardian Notarized Sworn Statement and court documents showing legal guardianship
Spouse Notarized Sworn Statement
Domestic Partner Notarized Sworn Statement
Child Notarized Sworn Statement
Grandparent Notarized Sworn Statement
Grandchild Notarized Sworn Statement
Sibling Notarized Sworn Statement
Legal Representative Notarized Sworn Statement
Government Agency(Conducting Official Business) Notarized Sworn Statement
Funeral Home Notarized Sworn Statement
Power of Attorney Notarized Sworn Statement and a copy of the power of attorney or supporting documentation identifying you as executor
Authorized by court order Notarized Sworn Statement and a copy of the court order
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