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Data Collection & Analysis

Data Collection & Analysis
Data Collection and Analysis Unit
Department of Public Health
County of Los Angeles

DPH Vital Records Office
DPH Vital Records Office
313 North Figueroa Street
Room Lobby-1
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday -Friday 8:00 – 4:00 pm

Phone: (213) 288-7812 (births)
Phone: (213) 288-7816 (deaths)
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Data Collection & Analysis - Certificate of Still Birth

Certificate of Still Birth

Information Sheet on How to Obtain a Certificate of Still Birth

General Information

  • Only a parent can obtain a Certified Copy of Still Birth.
  • The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Vital Records Office, upon request of the parent, will issue a certified copy of a Certificate of Still Birth. An application and fee must be submitted at the time of the request.
  • Applications must be filed IN-PERSON at the Vital Records Office (313 N. Figueroa Street, Lobby-1).  The form is available at the counter of the Vital Records Office.
  • The Certificate of Still Birth does not replace the Certificate of Fetal Death.

Time Frame


  • Non-refundable fee of $20.00 per copy of a Certificate of Still Birth is charged (California Health and Safety Code 103040).
  • Fees can be paid by cash, check**(must be pre-printed with name and address), credit/ATM, or money order to the County of Los Angeles, Dept of Public Health at the time of submitting the application.
  • If obtaining a Certificate of Still Birth from the California Department of Public Health Office of Vital Records, please directly contact the State's Office of Vital Records.

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