Birth and Death Certificates

Birth and Death Certificates

Do you need to register the birth of your baby or get a certificate of death for a family member? The Office of Vital Records registers all of the births and deaths within Tulare County. We can help you register your baby’s birth, get a copy of a recent birth or death certificate, and make changes to birth or death certificates.

You can come to our office or mail your request. Effective January 1, 2014, birth certificates cost $28.00 each, death certificates cost $21.00, fetal death certificates cost $18.00, and burial permits cost $12. Application forms are available in both English and Spanish. Only authorized persons may receive certified copies of birth and death certificates.

Please note: This office can only provide copies for the current and preceding years. For all prior years, contact the Tulare County Clerk’s Office at (559) 636-5051.

Related Documents & Links

Application for Birth Certificate
Application for Birth Certificate

Click this link to download the Application for Birth Certificate

Application for a Death Certificate
Application for a Death Certificate

Click this link to download the Application for a Death Certificate.

For Funeral Homes - Application for Death Certificate
For Funeral Homes - Application for Death Certificate

Click this link to download the application for Death Certificate intended for funeral homes.