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Vital Records

5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100, Marysville, CA 95901

(530) 749-6366    Fax  (530) 749-6397

 




Under the supervision and direction of the Health Officer, Yuba County is mandated by California law to register all births and deaths that occur in our local registration district.  We are also mandated to issue burial permits for the internment or movement of human remains. 

 

Who may obtain copies?

Effective July 1, 2003, the California Health and Safety Code Section 103526 (c), permits only authorized persons as defined below to receive certified copies of birth and death records.  Those who are not authorized by law to receive an authorized certified copy  may receive a certified copy with the legend "INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY."
 

  • The registrant (person listed on the certificate) or a parent or legal guardian of the registrant.
     

  • A party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order, or an attorney or a licensed adoption agency seeking the birth record in order to comply with the requirements of Family Code Section 3140 or 7603.
     

  • A member of a law enforcement agency or representative of another governmental agency, as provided by law, who is conducting official business. (Companies representing a government agency must provide authorization from the government agency.)
     

  • A child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or registered domestic partner of the registrant. 
     

  • An attorney representing the registrant or the registrant's estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the registrant or the registrant's estate. (If you are requesting a certified copy under a power of attorney, please include a copy of the power of attorney with the application form.) 
     

Any funeral director ordering certified copies of a death certificate on behalf of any authorized individual specified above or in the Health and Safety Code Section 7100.  

To register a home birth that occurred in Yuba County:
 

  • Births must be registered within 10 days.
     

Contact Yuba County Public Health Vital Records at 530-749-6366 to obtain a packet to register the home birth and for further information.

To order birth certificates in Yuba County:
 

  • Birth must have occurred within the County of Yuba.
     

  • Birth certificates are kept for the current year and 1 year prior in the Health Department.  Any birth certificates needed for prior years can be obtained by contacting the Yuba County Clerk at 530-749-7851 located at 915 8th St. Marysville.
     

  • A sworn statement must be completed by person requesting copies.  This must be notarized if requesting copies by mail.

  • IMPORTANT: Fee increase to $25.00 effective January 1, 2014

  • Birth certificates cost $25.00 each.  ***Cash or Check only***
     

Download application for certified copy of birth certificate

To order death certificates in Yuba County:
 

  • Death must have occurred within the County of Yuba.

  • Death certificates are kept for the current year and 1 year prior in the Public Health Department.  Any death certificates needed for prior years can be obtained by contacting the Yuba County Clerk at 530-749-7851 located at 915 8th St. Marysville, CA.

  • A sworn statement must be completed by person requesting copies.  This must be notarized if requesting copies by mail.

  • IMPORTANT: Fee increase to $21.00 effective January 1, 2014

  • Death Certificates cost $21.00 each.  ***Cash or Check only***

  • Download application for certified copy of death certificate
     

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Public Health • 5730 Packard Avenue, Suite 100, Marysville, CA 95901 • (530)749-6366 • Fax: (530)749-6397

 

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