Application for 2015-2016 Birth Certificates

Affidavit of Homeless Status fee waiver form


You must be an authorized person to receive a certified copy of a birth record. You can apply either in person or by mail.

In Person

Visit the Vital Records Office at 2240 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 150, Oxnard, between 9 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday to complete an application form and sign the sworn statement. You must present a valid, government issued photo ID at the time of purchase. If you do not have a valid, photo ID the sworn statement on the application form must be notarized. If your application is approved, your request will be processed while you wait. If no record is found, the fee is retained, per statute, to cover the cost of the file search.


By Mail

Mail a completed, notarized birth certificate application form and a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Vital Records Office 
2240 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 150 
Oxnard, Ca. 93036


Mail orders paid by personal check are held for 14 working days. Mail orders submitted with a cashier’s check or money order are processed the day they are received if the certificate has been registered. If no record is located, the fee is retained, per statute, to cover the cost of the file search.

Fee - $25.00 per certified copy


Form - Download the Application for Authorized or Informational Copy of Birth Certificate 


Health Care Agency
5851 Thille Street
Ventura, CA 93003
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
5851 Thille Street 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
5851 Thille Street 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036