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San Joaquin County Recorder Agency Information

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY VITAL RECORDS
The San Joaquin County Recorder (San Joaquin County Vital Records) issues Authorized and Informational copies of San Joaquin County birth certificates, San Joaquin County death certificates, and San Joaquin County marriage records (for marriage licenses that were issued in San Joaquin County). You may order copies of San Joaquin County vital records through VitalChek on an expedited basis.

NOTICE: Although VitalChek attempts to include accurate and up-to-date information on this site, state and agency information is subject to change without notice. VitalChek makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information herein and assumes no liability with respect to such information.



SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY DEATH CERTIFICATES
San Joaquin County Vital Records issues authorized and informational copies of San Joaquin County death certificates for individuals who died within San Joaquin County. Authorized copies can typically be used to obtain death benefits, to claim insurance proceeds and for other legal purposes. Informational copies of San Joaquin County death certificates can be used for informational purposes only.

Who Can Order?
Authorized Copies - All applicants must submit a Sworn Statement and notarized Certificate of Acknowledgment before the order will be processed, forms and instructions will be provided upon completion of your online order. Individuals permitted to receive authorized, certified copies of San Joaquin County death certificates are listed below.

  • The decedent's parent or legal guardian.
  • A child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, spouse or domestic partner of the decedent.
  • A member of a law enforcement agency or a representative of another governmental agency, as provided by law, who is conducting official business.
  • A party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order.
  • An attorney representing the registrant or the registrant's estate, or any person or agency empowered by statute or appointed by a court to act on behalf of the decedent or the decedent's estate.
  • A funeral director ordering certified copies on behalf of the decedent's family.
Informational Copies - no documentation is required.




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Available San Joaquin County Recorder, California (CA) Death Certificate Types

Death Authorized Copy
An authorized, certified copy of a death record that can typically be used to obtain death benefits, claim insurance proceeds, notify social security and other legal purposes. Death Certificates are available for events that occurred in San Joaquin County from 1851 to present.

First Copy: $21.00    Additional Copies: $21.00


Death Informational Copy
If you are not eligible to receive an authorized copy of the death record, you will receive a certified informational copy with the words "INFORMATIONAL, NOT A VALID DOCUMENT TO ESTABLISH IDENTITY" imprinted across the face of the copy. This document is primarily used for genealogy and cannot be used for legal purposes.

First Copy: $21.00    Additional Copies: $21.00


Death Certificate Order Methods


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It's the easiest and most efficient method for ordering official birth certificates and other vital records because there is less room for error when you enter the information yourself. Our simple forms have built-in editing features to help ensure the accuracy of your order.

Order official, certified California (CA) vital death records from San Joaquin County Recorder online – quickly and securely.

VitalChek is an official service, authorized by San Joaquin County Recorder, to securely order certified San Joaquin County (CA) vital records, like death certificates. Other online services may not be authorized by San Joaquin County Recorder, and may charge additional fees without providing approved services or guaranteeing confidentiality of your data.

As a government-approved organization for 25 years, VitalChek safely delivers millions of vital records every year and is America’s #1 resource for ordering certified death certificates across the nation. VitalChek makes purchasing your family’s most important documents, such as San Joaquin County death certificates, simple, fast and secure:

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