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Alameda County Recorder (Patrick O'connell) Agency Information

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

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

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 Alameda 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 - All applicants must submit a Sworn Statement before the order will be processed. Anyone can order informational copies of Alameda County death certificates.


Available Alameda County Recorder (Patrick O'connell), California (CA) Death Certificate Types

Death - Authorized
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 Alameda County from 1871 to present.

First Copy: $23.00    Additional Copies: $23.00


Death Informational
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: $23.00    Additional Copies: $23.00


Death Certificate Order Methods


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