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Entire County. It asks for your full name, your mother's maiden name, and the date and place of birth. If you are asking for the birth certificate of someone other than yourself, you'll have to sign a sworn statement, under penalty of perjury, that you are an "authorized person" under state laws, meaning one of the people who is entitled to get a copy of the record.
This list includes the individual whose birth was recorded, a parent or legal guardian of the person whose birth was recorded, someone who a court order authorizes to get a copy of the certificate, someone in law enforcement or a governmental agency entitled to get the record as part of its official business, or a child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse, or domestic partner of the person whose birth is recorded. Attorneys representing the person or the estate of the person can also get copies.
It must be signed before a notary. And, don't forget the fee. Paying the fee is quite easy since almost any type of payment is accepted.
You can pay the birth certificate fee in cash, by check even an out-of-state check or by money order. You can also pay with a debit or credit card Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express as long as you accept the small fee for this service. If you aren't in a hurry, save yourself the bus fare and apply for the birth certificate by mail.
Box , Norwalk, CA You may have lost your birth certificate years ago and lived perfectly happily without it.
Until the day you need it — then, suddenly, you want it yesterday. Can you get a birth certificate the same day as you apply in Los Angeles? If you were born between and the present, or you are seeking the birth certificate of someone born during that period, you can get same-day service, with only a few exceptions. Unfortunately, if you are requesting a birth certificate from the years to , you will have to wait up to 20 days and the certificate will be mailed to you.
The records for these years must be requested from the State of California, because the Social Security numbers were listed on the birth records and must be redacted. Likewise, certificates for births before will be mailed to you within 20 days.
That means that if you walk into an office of the registrar-recorder in Los Angeles County with the required identification and papers as well as the fee, you can walk out of the office certificate in hand if you were born in through , or to the present. As a parent, you are one of the people authorized to get a certificate for any of your children.
Find information about birth certificates from how to request a copy of a birth certificate to where we get birth information before it's recorded. Notice of Birth Certificate Availability. We maintain records of births until the child's first birthday. All other requests must be submitted to: Los Angeles County .
The procedure is exactly the same. You go to any one of the offices in Los Angeles County with an identification. Fill out an application and the sworn statement attesting that you are one of the authorized persons and pay the fee.
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One is an informational birth certificate and the other is a certified certificate. You will almost always want the certified copy for yourself or your children, since it is the type that you need for passports, driver's licenses and to provide identification and proof of citizenship. However, if you don't intend to use it for those purposes, you can get an informational certified copy even without a sworn statement that you are an authorized person.
If you are a veteran and need a birth certificate to apply for a veteran's pension or other benefits from the Veterans Administration, you are in luck: You can get an authorized, certified copy free.
There is no charge if the copies of the records are sent to physicians for your follow up care or treatment. San Gabriel Valley Medical Center does not issue birth certificates. The phone number for the Vital Record's Office is Information can be obtained on their website at www.
If you cannot apply in person, you may request an application in writing. Send a letter with your name, your baby's name, date and place of birth to the above address. You will need to send a notarized statement with the application and the fee check or money order to the Department of Health and Human Services to the above address.
If the child is over one year of age, a copy of the birth certificate can be requested from Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder. Please send address your request to: Attention: Birth Certificates, E. For more information, contact the Recorder's Office at Death certificates are not issued by the hospital. Information on obtaining death certificates may be obtained from www.