Birth and Death Records Office
260 E. 15th St.
Ph: (209) 381-1015
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Because of an increased occurrence of identity theft, new laws were passed to protect birth and death records from misuse. This law went into effect July 1, 2003. At that time, the steps necessary to obtain a birth or death record changed significantly.
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Requesting a Certificate Older than Two Years
To request a certificate older than two years, you will need to request it at:
2222 M St.
Merced, CA 95340
Ph: (209) 385-7627
" Important Announcement: January 2013 Birth-Death Certificate Fee Increase"
Due to a California State Mandated Fee Increase, as of January 1, 2013, fees for certified copies of the following will be:
Birth Certificates: $20.00
Death Certificates: $16.00
Fetal Death Certificates: $13.00
*Please note that the fee increase was due to Assembly Bill 1053, a state mandated fee increase of $2.00 per certificate. We apologize for any inconvenience.