Notice EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013
Pursuant to California State Assembly Bill 1053, the Riverside County Office of Vital Records fees for Birth and Death Certificates are the following:
Birth Certificate - $23.00
Birth Certificates by Mail
The Riverside County Office of Vital Records only holds birth certificates in which birth occurred within the County of Riverside during the current year or the previous year.
To request a certified copy of a birth certificate by mail; we will require the following information:
- Child’s full name as stated on the birth certificate
- Child’s date of birth
- Child’s place of birth
- The mother’s full maiden name
The fee for a birth record search or certified copy is: $23.00
California Health and Safety Code, Section 103650 states a fee must be collected before a search is made whether or not the record is found.
We accept personal checks and money orders. If paying by personal check, the check must be pre-printed with the check holder’s information such as name and complete physical address.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH WHEN ORDERING BY MAIL
Check or money order is to be made payable to: County of Riverside.
FORMS & INSTRUCTIONS
The application and sworn statement can be printed from our Web site. If you do not have access to a printer you can contact us at (951) 358-5068 or e-mail us to have an application mailed to you.
Once you have completed the application and the sworn statement has been notarized, please mail your request with the appropriate fees to:
P.O. Box 7600
Riverside, CA 92513-7600
If you need to speak with a Vital Records staff member, please call (951) 358-5068 or e-mail us.