Once your Mendocino County death certificate order is complete, it is electronically sent by the next business day to the government agency for processing.
Hundreds of government agencies nationwide exclusively trust VitalChek for accepting their death certificates and other vital record orders.
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Most people place their Mendocino County death record order in less than 10 minutes!
MENDOCINO COUNTY VITAL RECORDS
The Mendocino County Recorder issues Authorized and Informational copies of Mendocino County vital records including Mendocino County birth certificates, Mendocino County death certificates, and Mendocino County marriage records (for marriage licenses that were issued in Mendocino County).
Mendocino County Vital Records participates in the VitalChek Network, allowing you to order the following certificates online 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.
MENDOCINO COUNTY DEATH CERTIFICATES
Mendocino County Recorder issues authorized and informational copies of Mendocino County death certificates for individuals who died within Mendocino County.
Who Can Order?
To order copies of Mendocino County death certificates online, you must have a valid Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover Card.
You may order Mendocino County death certificates through VitalChek's fax service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week . Your fax must contain the following information: a valid Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover card number and expiration date; the full name of the decedent; the date of death; the place where the death occurred; your relationship to the decedent; reason for request; daytime telephone number; whether you desire delivery by regular mail or express carrier; and the street address to which the certificate should be sent; and the sworn statement. If requesting an Authorized copy you must also complete the Certificate of Acknowledgment. Please note that most express carriers will not deliver to a PO box. You may inquire as to the shipping and handling fees for regular, international, or Saturday deliveries by calling VitalChek.
You may order copies of Mendocino County death certificates by mail or in person at the Mendocino County Recorder. If you apply by mail, your request must include: the full name of the decedent; the date of death; the place where the death occurred; your relationship to the decedent; a daytime telephone number; and the address where the record should be sent; and the sworn statement. If requesting an Authorized copy you must also complete the Certificate of Acknowledgment. If you desire further information on applying in person or by mail, you should call the County Recorder.
Where Can The Document Be Shipped?
Mendocino County Vital Records will only ship copies of Mendocino County death certificates to the entitled applicant's address.
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 Mendocino County from 1873 to present.
First Copy: $24.00 Additional Copies: $24.00
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: $24.00 Additional Copies: $24.00
VitalChek is the authorized external ordering source for fast, secure vital records processed directly with the issuing government agency at the lowest cost available online. That means, unlike other online services, your application won’t get lost in the mail or sent to another service for processing. We process all of our orders through secure online data connections with the issuing government agencies. We don’t have your personal data laying around and everything is done through secure, PCI compliant online data transmission with the government agencies directly. That also means we get to “skip the line” for processing ahead of mail in applications, making our service the fastest available (of course we can’t speed up the agencies themselves, but we do everything we can to keep things moving!).
No other vital records processing service can offer that. That’s what makes VitalChek different – and safer – than anything else out there. The only thing that is shipped (via USPS, UPS, or FedEx depending on which shipping method you choose) is your actual vital record itself, directly from the government agency to you. Now that’s secure!