Vital Records

Who We Are

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency Public Health Vital Records Department is responsible for registering all birth and death records that takes place within the county of Stanislaus only. Please see below for description, fees and times of services offered.

What We Do

Our office issues birth and death certificates for the current year and one year previous. Please select one or more of the following items to request a certificate:

Out of Hospital Births
All births that occur in Stanislaus County outside of hospitals must be registered in our office. Contact our office to schedule an appointment to register your child’s birth record. Select the following items to find out more information:
  • Out of Hospital Birth Information Packet - [pdf]
  • Out of Hospital Birth Worksheet - [pdf]

Funeral Directors
Please select the following items for funeral establishment use:
  • Burial Permit (fillable) - [pdf]
  • Death Registration Policy - [pdf]
  • EDRS Modification Request Form - [pdf]

What We Offer

Item Description Fee
Birth Certificate $32
Death Certificate $24
Burial Permit $12
Fax Filing $3
Fetal Death Certificate $21
Certificate of Still Born $20
Emergency Filing $50

Service Times
Office Hours 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Hours to Issue Certificates 8am-4:30pm, Mon-Fri
Out of Hospital Birth Certificates (By Appointment Only) Call (209) 558-8070 for Appointment
Burial Permits 8am-4pm Mon-Fri
After Hours/Emergency Filing for Funeral Establishments only
(Weekends and Holidays, 10am-2pm)
Call (209) 558 – 8409

Contact Information

Vital Records
917 Oakdale Road
Modesto, CA 95355

Contact Us:
(209) 558-8070 Phone
(209) 558-8078 Fax
After Hours/Emergency Contact for
Funeral Establishments only
(Weekends and Holidays 10AM - 2PM)
(209) 558 - 8409