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Request for Birth Certificate

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Request for Birth Certificate
Published on: 2/1/2012 12:00 AM
                        Effective January 1, 2014 Fee Increase to $25.00
Nevada County Recorder, under the direction of California Department of Public Health maintains the Birth records for those births that occurred in this county.  State Vital Records Office. 
California Health & Safety Code Section 103526, permits only authorized persons as defined on the Online Form to receive certified copies for Identification purposes of birth and/or death records.  Senate Bill 1614, Chapter 712 passed, which prohibits the display of vital records indexes on the internet.

Those who are not authorized by law may receive a certified copy with the words "INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY’.

Birth Certificates - Online Application can be obtained if the birth occurred in Nevada County, California
Fees - per certified copy of:
Birth Record              $25.00       
How Do I Order a Certified Copy of a Vital Record?
There are four methods to order a copy of a vital record filed in Nevada County, California.
1. Requests made in person at Nevada County Recorder's Office are completed while you wait.
2. Mail the completed form (forms) along with a check or money order, made payable to Nevada County Recorder, in the required amount to:

          Nevada County Recorder
          950 Maidu Avenue
          Nevada City, California 95959
3. Order the copy using your credit card by: Faxing the completed form(s) along with the credit card information to (530) 265-9842 or calling (530) 265-1221.
4.  Order online through VitalChek.

There is an additional $7.00 fee for orders that use a credit card.
All requests not made in person must be acknowledged by a Notary Public.
Gregory J. Diaz
County Clerk-Recorder

950 Maidu Avenue Suite 210
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: See Below
Phone: 530.265.1221
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