Vital Records - Where to write for Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates

Los Angeles County Vital Records Office
Los Angeles County Recorder
12400 East Imperial Hwy., Rm # 1002
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 462-2137
This address has records available for viewing.

Mail requests should be sent to:
Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk
Birth, Death and Marriage Records Section
P.O. Box 489
Norwalk, CA 90651-0489

The fee for record's search is non-refundable. Please read the instructions carefully and use the application forms .

Birth records for persons who were adopted or had a name change are only available from the Office of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics in Sacramento.
Rec Type Cost Dates Form Remarks
Birth $21/search per name 1866 - present Order Form from Recorder
Death $12/search per name 1879 - present Order Form from Recorder
Marriage $14/search per name since 1852 Order Form from Recorder
Divorce since 1966 Los Angeles County Clerk
111 North Hill Street, Room 118-C
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-5171
Divorce Divorce records are filed with superior court. If you don't know which court call or write County Courthouse 111 N. Hill St. Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA (213)974-5171 or 5192. But after 5 years (2-3 if filed in central LA) go to archives which is located 222 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, CA (213)974-1378 or 1379. Don't know what they charge. prior to 1966 Los Angeles County Records Center
222 North Hill Street, Room 212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 974-1547

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