Check or money order should be made payable to Office of Vital Records. Personal checks are accepted. Due to shortage of staff, the processing time for copies of vital records is 15-20 weeks.
California Dept of Health Services
P.O. Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899
(916) 445-1719 or (916) 445-2684
Fax: (800) 858-5553
If you would like to fax your request there is an additional fee of $7.00. Please include the following additional information when faxing your request:
MC, Visa, AMEX, or Discover card number and expiration date
Daytime telephone number
Return address where you would like the certificate mailed
Fee is for search and identification of county where certified copy can be obtained. Certified copies are not available from State Health Department, but must be obtained from the Clerk of Superior Court in county where divorce was granted.