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Ordering Vital Records - Fees

NOTICE OF FEE INCREASE
Effective January 1, 2014

Fee increase for Certified Copies of Birth, Death, Marriage Certificates and Marriage License. Learn more...

Fees Per Copy are:
  • Birth Certificate: $30.00 per copy
  • Death Certificate: $23.00 per copy
  • Marriage Certificate: $17.00 per copy
Search Fee
The per copy fee for vital records must be paid in advance by the applicant regardless of whether the certificate is found or not.

Shipping
There is no additional charge for regular mail. Federal Express next-day delivery is available, if we receive your order before 12:00 p.m. Fees for Federal Express are United States $16.00, Alaska and Hawaii $21.50, Canada $22.50 and Saturdays $28.50. Federal Express will not deliver to rural routes or to P.O. Box numbers. However, you may have delivery made to a business address.

Online Order Convenience Fee
Your secure online order credit card transaction is being processed by Alameda County's third party processing partner, GovTeller, a Division of U.S. Merchant Systems, LLC. GovTeller charges a $2.00 non-refundable convenience fee per order regardless of the number of copies ordered in addition to the copy fees. This charge will appear on your credit card statement separately as ALAMEDA CNTY CONV FEE.

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