Alameda County Vital Records

Search Alameda County CA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Alameda County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Alameda Clerk San Leandro CA 2500 Fairmont Drive 94578 510-618-1100

Alameda County Clerk Oakland CA 1106 Madison Street 94607 510-272-6362

Albany City Clerk Albany CA 1000 San Pablo Avenue 94706 510-528-5710

California State Clerk San Leandro CA 1648 Graff Court 94577 510-553-0401

Dublin City Clerk Dublin CA 100 Civic Plaza 94568 925-833-6650

Emeryville City Clerk Emeryville CA 1333 Park Avenue 94608 510-450-7800

Fremont City Clerk Fremont CA 3300 Capitol Avenue 94538 510-284-4060

Livermore City Clerk Livermore CA 1052 South Livermore Avenue 94550 925-960-4200

Newark City Clerk Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4266

Oakland Clerk Oakland CA 650 4th Street 94607 510-893-4456

Union City Clerk Union CA 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road 94587 510-675-5348


Alameda County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Alameda County Health Department Oakland CA East 94601 510-595-6312

Berkeley Health Department Berkeley CA 3282 Adeline Street 94703 510-981-5280

California State Health Department Berkeley CA 1625 Shattuck Avenue 94709 800-554-0352


Alameda County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Alameda County Marriage License Oakland CA 1106 Madison Street 94607 888-280-7708


Alameda County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Alameda County Medical Examiner & Coroner Oakland CA 1401 Lakeside Drive 94612 510-272-6878


Alameda County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Alameda City Hall Alameda CA 2263 Santa Clara Avenue 94501 510-747-7400

Albany City Hall Albany CA 1000 San Pablo Avenue 94706 510-528-5710

Berkeley City Hall Berkeley CA 2180 Milvia Street 94704 510-981-2489

Dublin City Hall Dublin CA 100 Civic Plaza 94568 925-833-6600

Emeryville City Hall Emeryville CA 1333 Park Avenue 94608 510-596-4325

Hayward City Hall Hayward CA 777 B Street 94541 510-583-4000

Livermore City Hall Livermore CA 1052 South Livermore Avenue 94550 925-960-4000

Newark City Hall Newark CA 37101 Newark Boulevard 94560 510-578-4000

Oakland City Hall Oakland CA 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza 94612 510-444-2489

Oaktown Town Hall Oakland CA 1960 Mandela Parkway 94607 415-794-1827

Piedmont City Hall Piedmont CA 120 Vista Avenue 94611 510-420-3040

San Leandro City Hall San Leandro CA 835 East 14th Street 94577 510-577-3200