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Office of Vital Statistics
Office of Vital Statistics

Requesting a Fetal Death Certificate

 

OBTAINING A FETAL DEATH RECORD

The City of Berkeley Vital Records maintains documentation of  fetal deaths that occurred within Berkeley City limits.  These certificates can be purchased from our office the first 2 years. After 2 years of the fetal death, a certificate can be obtained by contacting the Alameda County Recorders Office, (510) 272-6362

Contact the California Department of Public Health if you wish to obtain a copy of a fetal death certificate that occurred in Berkeley prior to January 1, 2008.   

Important Notes:

  1. Certified copies of Fetal Death including Confidential Information portion can ONLY be issued to those persons identified in H&S Code Section 102430.
  2. Certified certificates are issued on a long form (8 1/2 " x 11") security paper with an official embossed seal and it can be used for any legal purpose. 

 

INFORMATION REQUIRED

  • Applicant must show a VALID Picture ID  
  • Full name of the deceased as listed on the Fetal Death Certificate
  • Date of death
  • Parent's full name

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

FEES

Click here to see the fees

 

 


APPLICATION FORMS

 

Fetal Death Certificate Application Form

 

 

 

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