Certificates & Vital Records

*****NOTICE*****

The Office of Vital Records will have limited hours and services from Friday, October 5, 2018 through Monday, October 15, 2018.

  • Friday 10/5: The office will be open from 1pm-4:30pm, all services available.
  • Monday 10/8: All offices closed for Columbus Day Holiday.
  • Tuesday 10/9: The office will be open from 8am-12pm with all services available;
    • The office will also be open from 1pm-4:30pm with only these services available:
      • Certified Copies of current birth and death certificates
  • Wednesday 10/10: The office will be closed all day.
  • Thursday 10/11: The office will be open from 8am-12pm all services available:
    • The office will also be open from 1pm-4:30pm with only these services available.
      • Certified Copies of current birth and death certificates
  • Friday 10/12: The office will be closed all day.
  • Monday 10/15: The office will be open from 8am-10:30am for all services and then closed for the rest of the day.

The office will re-open on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 8:30am for all services.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

About


The Nevada County Vital Records Office is the Local Registrar for Nevada County. The Local Registrar is responsible for the registration of all birth, fetal deaths and death events which includes issuance of burial permits, that occur in Nevada County.

Services


The Local Registrar performs the following functions:
  • Reviews certificates for each birth, fetal death and deaths occurring in the county for accuracy and completeness prior to registration.
  • Monitors hospitals to ensure timely registration of birth certificates.
  • Prepares copies of the original certificates for the County Recorder before transmitting the original certificates to the CAOVR (California State Office of Vital Records)
  • Issues certified copies of birth and death records
  • Provides assistance to persons who wish to amend birth or death records
  • Maintains a cooperative working relationship with the County Recorder, funeral directors, coroners, and key hospital staff to ensure prompt exchange of information and assistance when necessary.
  • Registers home births.
  • We also issue Medical Marijuana Identification Cards.

Old Records


Birth and Death records are housed in this office for the current year and one year prior. For older records, visit the Nevada County Recorder's Office.

Payments


We accept cash, check, and credit cards (VISA / MasterCard / Discover) for payment.
There is an additional $1.95 processing fee for using a credit card.