California Vital Records

California vital records consist of California birth certificate records, California death certificates, California divorce records and California marriage licenses. Search for vital records, birth records, death records, divorce records, marriage records. The California Vital Records Office provides eligible applicants with copies of California birth certificates, California death certificates,California divorce certificates and California marriage certificates.

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  • California Vital Records
    The Office of Vital Records (OVR) is charged with the responsibility of maintaining a uniform system for registration and a permanent central registry with a comprehensive and continuous index for all California birth, California death, fetal death, California marriage and dissolution certificates registered for vital events which occur in California (1+ million events annually). 
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California Vital Records

California Birth Records
A birth record contains information about the birth of each personl. On a birth certificate, you can usually find the mother's full maiden name and the father's full name, the full name of the baby, the date of the birth, and county where the baby was born. Birth certificate may also include birthplaces of the baby's parents, the addresses of the parents, the number of other children that the parents have, the race of the parents and their occupations.

California Death Records
The death certificate provides such valuable information as first, last and middle names of the descendants, birth dates, mother's maiden name, father's last name, sex, birth place, death place, residence at time of death, death date, social security number (when available), and the age of the individual at the time they became deceased.

California Divorce Records
You search results may include information about the Respondent and the Petitioner Names and Ages and Divorce Details, Date of Filing, Country and State of Filing and Filing Number.

California Marriage Records
Marriage record usually includes the bride's and groom's full names, the date of the marriage, and county where the marriage took place. Many marriage records include other information, including birthplaces of the bride's and groom's parents, the addresses of the bride and groom, information about previous marriages, and the names of the witnesses to the marriage.