The County of San Diego Recorder’s Office is the custodian of vital records in San Diego County. If the birth or death occurred in San Diego County, or the marriage license was issued in San Diego County to be registered for the marriage certificate, our office can accommodate requests for certified copies of these vital records.
(If the birth or death occurred in another county, or the marriage license was issued in another county, please contact that County Recorder’s office.)
Please allow 3 weeks after the date of event to request a copy of a vital record. If no record is found based on the information provided on the application, a "Letter of No Record" will be issued. The Recorder's Office will retain the non-refundable fee for processing the application.