- Review the requirements for authorized parties.
- To save time and ensure you have the required information, you may download and complete the order form prior to your visit. (See Attachments below).
- Bring the completed form (if available), valid identification, and cash or check for $23.00 (or $14.00 government rate) for each certificate to:
East Wing, First floor
70 West Hedding Street (at First Street)
San Jose CA 95110
Hours: Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Orders will be processed while you wait in most cases.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Another person may bring your request to our office. Note that if that person is not an authorized party, a notarized Certificate of Acknowledgement from you is required as detailed in Obtaining a Birth Certificate by Mail.