Marin County Vital Records

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


Marin 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.

Marin County Clerk San Rafael CA 3501 Civic Center Drive 94903 415-473-7215

Mill Valley City Clerk Mill Valley CA 26 Corte Madera Avenue 94941 415-388-4033

Novato City Clerk Novato CA 75 Rowland Way 94945 415-899-8280

San Rafael City Clerk San Rafael CA 1400 5th Avenue 94901 415-485-3070


Marin 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.

Marin County Health Department San Rafael CA 920 Grand Avenue 94901 415-499-6849


Marin 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.

Marin County Marriage License San Rafael CA Marin County Civic Center Rm. 234, 3501 Civic Center Drive 94903 415-473-6772


Marin 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.

Marin County Medical Examiner & Coroner San Rafael CA 3501 Civic Center Drive 94903 415-473-6043


Marin 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.

Corte Madera Town Hall Corte Madera CA 300 Tamalpais Drive 94925 415-927-6725

Fairfax Town Hall Fairfax CA 142 Bolinas Rd 94930 415-453-1584

Larkspur City Hall Larkspur CA 400 Magnolia Avenue 94939 415-927-5110

Mill Valley City Hall Mill Valley CA 26 Corte Madera Avenue 94941 415-388-4033

Novato City Hall Novato CA 75 Rowland Way 94945 415-897-4311

Ross Town Hall Ross CA 31 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard 94957 415-453-1453

San Anselmo Town Hall San Anselmo CA 525 San Anselmo Avenue 94960 415-258-4600

San Rafael City Hall San Rafael CA 1400 5th Ave 94901 415-485-3407

Sausalito City Hall Sausalito CA 420 Litho Street 94965 415-289-4100

Tiburon Town Hall Belvedere CA 1505 Tiburon Boulevard 94920 415-435-7373