Birth Certificates

Obtaining a Birth Certificate

You can obtain a Birth Certificate in person, by mail or online.

In Person

Fill out an application and schedule an appointment if you would like to obtain a certificate in person.

Vital Record Application (Certified Copy)

By Mail

To obtain a certificate by mail, you will need to fill out the below form and pay a $32.00 fee with a money order, cashier's check, or personal check. If you pay by personal check, there will be a 15 working day hold before you record is mailed.

Certified Copy: To receive a certified copy, fill out both pages of the application. This includes the sworn statement which will have to be notarized. If the sworn statement is not signed and notarized, we will collect the fee and send an informational copy.

Informational Copy: To receive an informational copy, you only need to fill out the first page of the application. You do not need to sign the sworn statement or get it notarized.

Your application must be mailed to the El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk office with a $32.00 fee.

Birth Certificate Mail Application(PDF, 567KB)