Contra Costa County Vital Records

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


Contra Costa 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.

Antioch City Clerk Antioch CA 200 H Street 94509 925-779-7007

Brentwood Clerk Brentwood CA 708 3rd Street 94513 925-516-5440

Contra Costa Clerk Richmond CA 100 South 37th Street 94804 510-374-3241

Contra Costa County Clerk Martinez CA 555 Escobar Street 94553 925-335-7800

Hercules City Clerk Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8215

Oakley City Clerk Oakley CA 3231 Main Street 94561 925-625-7000

Pinole City Clerk Pinole CA 2131 Pear St 94564 510-724-8928

Pleasant Hill City Clerk Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Lane 94523 925-671-5237

Richmond City Clerk Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6513

San Pablo City Clerk San Pablo CA 1 Alvarado Street 94806 510-215-3005


Contra Costa 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.

California State Health Department Richmond CA 850 Marina Bay Parkway 94804 510-412-1502

Contra Costa County Health Department Martinez CA 597 Center Avenue 94553 925-313-6712

Contra Costa County Health Department Richmond CA 100 South 39th Street 94804 510-231-8555

Contra Costa Health Department Concord CA 2355 Stanwell Circle 94520 925-646-5275


Contra Costa 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.

Contra Costa County Marriage License Martinez CA 555 Escobar Street 94553 925-335-7900


Contra Costa 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.

Contra Costa County Medical Examiner & Coroner Martinez CA 651 Pine Street 94553 925-335-1500


Contra Costa 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.

Antioch City Hall Antioch CA 200 H Street 94509 925-779-7011

Clayton City Hall Clayton CA 6000 Heritage Trail 94517 925-673-7300

Concord City Hall Concord CA 1950 Parkside Drive 94519 925-671-3425

El Cerrito City Hall El Cerrito CA 10890 San Pablo Ave 94530 510-215-4300

Hercules City Hall Hercules CA 111 Civic Drive 94547 510-799-8200

Lafayette City Hall Lafayette CA 3675 Mount Diablo Boulevard 94549 925-284-1968

Martinez City Hall Martinez CA 525 Henrietta St 94553 925-372-3500

Oakley City Hall Oakley CA 3231 Main Street 94561 925-625-7017

Orinda City Hall Orinda CA 22 Orinda Way 94563 925-253-4220

Pinole City Hall Pinole CA 2131 Pear Street 94564 510-724-8928

Pleasant Hill City Hall Pleasant Hill CA 100 Gregory Ln 94523 925-671-5270

Richmond City Hall Richmond CA 450 Civic Center Plaza 94804 510-620-6513

San Pablo City Hall San Pablo CA 13831 San Pablo Avenue 94806 510-215-3000

Walnut Creek City Hall Walnut Creek CA 1666 North Main Street 94596 925-943-5800