The Vital Statistics Office will accept orders for Death Certificates for decedents who passed in 2020 and 2019 by mail only.
For all other requests of vital records, i.e. Birth Certificates, and Death Certificates for deaths prior to 2019, please contact the Placer County Clerk-Recorder.
An authorized certified copy can be used to provide identity, and is only given to someone authorized to receive it. The law describes an authorized person as: