NOTE: Newborn certificates are available approximately 4 weeks after the birth date. Certificates for births prior to 1880 are not available.
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Effective January 1, 2014
Fee increase for Certified Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates and Marriage License. Learn more...
The following information is needed for ordering copies of Birth certificates:
Was the child born in Alameda County?
- Name of the child at birth
- Date of birth
- City of birth
- Mother's maiden last name
- Yes, in Berkeley.
- Yes, but not in Berkeley.
- No - Alameda County can only issue birth certificates for children born in Alameda County. Please visit the website of the county where the birth occurred. Below is a listing of Bay Area County Vital Records websites: