Requesting a Fetal Death Certificate
OBTAINING A FETAL DEATH RECORD
The City of Berkeley Vital Records maintains documentation of fetal deaths that occurred within Berkeley City limits. These certificates can be purchased from our office the first 5 years. After 5 years of the fetal death, a certificate can be obtained by contacting the Alameda County Recorders Office, (510) 272-6362
Contact the California Department of Public Health if you wish to obtain a copy of a fetal death certificate that occurred in Berkeley prior to January 1, 2008.
Certified copies of Fetal Death including Confidential Information portion can ONLY
be issued to those persons identified in H&S Code Section 102430
Certified certificates are issued on a long form (8 1/2 " x 11") security paper with an official embossed seal and it can be used for any legal purpose.
- Applicant must show a VALID Picture ID
- Full name of the deceased as listed on the Fetal Death Certificate
- Date of death
- Parent's full name
HOW TO APPLY
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Fetal Death Certificate Application Form