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Birth and Death Registration

​ATTENTION: The Santa Clara County Public Health Department no longer sells birth or death certificates to the public. Effective July 1, 2016, the Santa Clara County Office of the Clerk-Recorder will offer birth and death certificates for sale at 70 W. Hedding Street in San Jose starting at four (4) weeks after the event. See full news release here.​

Vital Records and Registration​

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department, Vital Records and Registration is responsible for registering all of the births and deaths that take place within the county of Santa Clara only.

Birth and death certificates, dating back from 1873 to the present, are available at the S​anta Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s Office​ or call 1(408) 299-5688.

Throughout our website visitors can access information about:


Vital Records & Registration
976 Lenzen Avenue, Ste. 1300
San Jose, CA 95126
Phone: 1(408) 885-2010 
Fax:    1(408) 885-4899 
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, Holidays

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