General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-3200
  • Address:
    1221 Fulton Mall
    Fresno, CA 93721
  • Email Department

Birth and Death Certificates
Our Location: 1221 Fulton Mall, Room 128, First Floor
P O Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775-1867
Phone: (559) 600-3310
Hours of Service: Monday - Friday (except Holidays)
8:00 am - 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Closed for lunch from 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm 

  Program Overview
The Fresno County Department of Public Health, *Vital Statistics Program registers all births and deaths in Fresno County and issues birth and death certificates for the current and previous year only. To request birth/death Certificates from previous years, you must contact the Fresno County Assessor-Recorders office. The Vital Statistics program also registers out of hospital births for children under one year of birth born in Fresno County. The program is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the automated registry system and for ensuring that document sealing and amendment activities comply with state requirements.

*Vital Statistics services are mandated by Section 10050 et. seq. of the Health and Safety Code. The purpose is to validate and verify birth and death information in accordance with state standards.

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  Resources and External Links
California Department of Public Health - Center for Health Statistics
United States Department of Health and Human Services
National Center for Health Statistics - Where to write for vital statistics
National Center for Health Statistics
- Foreign, high-seas, or Panama Canal Zone births and deaths and certificate of citizenship
Correcting or Amending Vital Records