MERCED COUNTY VITAL RECORDS
The Merced County Recorder issues Authorized and Informational copies of Merced County vital records including Merced County birth certificates, Merced County death certificates, and Certified Merced County marriage records (for marriage licenses that were issued in Merced County).
Merced County Vital Records participates in the VitalChek Network, allowing you to order the following certificates online on an expedited basis.
MERCED COUNTY DEATH CERTIFICATES
Merced County Recorder issues authorized and informational copies of Merced County death certificates for individuals who died within Merced County.
Who Can Order?
To order copies of Merced County death certificates online, you must have a valid Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover Card.
You may order Merced 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 Merced County death certificates by mail or in person at the Merced 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?
Merced County Vital Records will only ship copies of Merced County death certificates to the entitled applicant's address.
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