Birth and Death Certificate Registration (Vital Records)
The Ventura County Office of Vital Records registers all births and deaths 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 2013 - 2014. We can issue Still Birth certificates for 2003 - present.
Ordering and Fees for Birth or Death Records in Ventura County for 2013-2014
Fees for certified copies of birth and death records increased effective January 1, 2014. This fee increase applies to any request received or processed in the Vital Records office on or after January 1, 2014. Click this link for the 2014 Fee Schedule.
Click these links to find out how to order official copies of certificates for 2013-2014 and to find out who is authorized to order them.
Records for births or deaths prior to 2013
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 and filing information and resources for Funeral Directors. 2014 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