Birth and Death Certificate Registration (Vital Records)
The Ventura County Office of Vital Records registers all birth and death events that occur in Ventura County and issues certified copies of Birth, Death and Fetal Death certificates. Please note: Our office only has records for Ventura County births, deaths and fetal deaths for 2014 and 2015. We are able to issue Still Birth certificates for 2003 - present.
Ordering and Fees for 2014 or 2015 Birth or Death Records in Ventura County
Fees for certified copies of birth and death certificates increased effective January 1, 2014. Click on the links below for the 2015 fee schedule, instructions, and applications for ordering birth and death certificates and to find out who is authorized to order them.
To obtain certificates for Ventura County births or deaths prior to 2014
Ventura County Recorder's Office
Hall of Administration, Main Plaza
800 S. Victoria Ave.
Ventura, CA 93009-1260
Birth and Death Certificates from Outside Ventura County
To Register Out-of-Hospital Births
Go to Out-of-Hospital Birth Registration for instructions and to download forms.
Information for Funeral Directors
Forms, fees, filing information and resources for Funeral Directors. 2015 Fee Schedule
Lauri Plunkett, Chief Deputy Registrar
2240 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 150
Oxnard, CA 93036
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM