An unrestricted certificate can be used to establish your identity. You must be an authorized requestor.
The registrant (person listed on the certificate) or a parent or legal guardian of the registrant. (Legal guardian must provide documentation.)
A party entitled to receive the record as a result of a court order, or an attorney or a licensed adoption agency seeking the birth record in order to comply with the requirements of Section 3140 or 7603 of the California Family Code. (Please include a copy of the court order.)
A member of a law enforcement agency or a representative of another governmental agency, as provided by law, who is conducting official business. (Photo identification or a request on the agency's letter head.)
A child, grandparent, grandchild, brother or sister, spouse, or domestic partner of the registrant.
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 registrant or the registrant's estate. (Please include supporting documentation.)
Appointed rights in a power of attorney, or an executor of the registrant's estate. (Please include a copy of the power of attorney and / or supporting documentation identifying you as executor.)
Any agent or employee of a funeral establishment who acts within the course and scope of his or her employment and who orders certified copies of a death certificate on behalf of an individual specified in paragraphs (1) to (5), inclusive, of subdivision (a) of Section 7100 of the Health and Safety Code.