Orange County Vital Records

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


Orange 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.

Aliso Viejo City Clerk Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2505

Anaheim City Clerk Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5166

Brea City Clerk Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7756

Dana Point City Clerk Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3501

Deputy City Clerk Tustin CA 300 Centennial Way 92780 714-573-3026

Fountain Valley City Clerk Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4445

Fullerton City Clerk Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6350

Garden Grove City Clerk Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Parkway 92840 714-741-5040

Irvine City Clerk Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6205

Laguna Beach City Clerk Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-0705

Mission Viejo Clerk Mission Viejo CA 200 Civic Center 92691 949-470-3052

Orange Clerk Orange CA 300 East Chapman Avenue 92866 714-744-5500

Orange County Clerk Fullerton CA 201 North Harbor Boulevard 92832 714-834-2500

Orange County Clerk Laguna Hills CA 24031 El Toro Road 92653 949-600-5470

Orange County Clerk Santa Ana CA 333 West Santa Ana Boulevard 92701 714-834-2206

Placentia City Clerk Placentia CA 401 East Chapman Avenue 92870 714-961-7150

San Clemente Clerk San Clemente CA 100 Avenida Presidio 92672 949-361-8301


Orange 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 Health Department Orange CA 681 South Parker Street 92868 714-567-2906

California State Health Department Brea CA 500 South Kraemer Boulevard 92821 714-524-5681

Orange County Health Department Santa Ana CA 1725 West 17th Street 92706 714-834-7700


Orange 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.

Orange County Marriage License Laguna Hills CA South County Branch Office Civic Center, 24031 El Toro Road, Suite 150 92653 714-834-2500

Orange County Marriage License Westminster CA County Community Service Ctr, 15460 Magnolia Street, (Magnolia And Mcfadden 92683 714-834-2500

Orange County Marriage License Fullerton CA Downtown Fullerton, 201 N. Harbor Blvd., (Nw Corner Of Amerige And Harbor Blvd. 92832 714-834-2500

Orange County Marriage License Santa Ana CA Old Orange County Courthouse, 211 West Santa Ana Blvd. 92701 714-973-6605


Orange 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.

Orange County Medical Examiner & Coroner Santa Ana CA 1071 West Santa Ana Boulevard 92703 714-647-1800


Orange 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.

Aliso Viejo City Hall Aliso Viejo CA 12 Journey 92656 949-425-2500

Anaheim City Hall Anaheim CA 200 South Anaheim Boulevard 92805 714-765-5100

Brea City Hall Brea CA 1 Civic Center Circle 92821 714-990-7600

Buena Park City Hall Buena Park CA 6650 Beach Boulevard 90621 714-562-3500

Costa Mesa City Hall Costa Mesa CA 77 Fair Drive 92626 714-754-5106

Cypress City Hall Cypress CA 5275 Orange Avenue 90630 714-229-6700

Dana Point City Hall Dana Point CA 33282 Street of the Golden Lantern 92629 949-248-3500

Fountain Valley City Hall Fountain Valley CA 10200 Slater Avenue 92708 714-593-4410

Fullerton City Hall Fullerton CA 303 West Commonwealth Avenue 92832 714-738-6300

Garden Grove City Hall Garden Grove CA 11222 Acacia Pkwy 92840 714-741-5000

Huntington Beach City Hall Huntington Beach CA 2000 Main Street 92648 714-536-5486

Irvine City Hall Irvine CA 1 Civic Center Plaza 92606 949-724-6000

La Habra City Hall La Habra CA 201 East La Habra Boulevard 90631 562-905-9700

La Palma City Hall La Palma CA 7822 Walker St 90623 714-690-3300

Laguna Beach City Hall Laguna Beach CA 505 Forest Avenue 92651 949-497-3311

Laguna Niguel City Hall Laguna Niguel CA 30111 Crown Valley Parkway 92677 949-362-4300

Laguna Woods City Hall Laguna Woods CA 24264 El Toro Road 92637 949-639-0500

Lake Forest City Hall Lake Forest CA 25550 Commercentre Drive 92630 949-467-3418

Los Alamitos City Hall Los Alamitos CA 3191 Katella Avenue 90720 562-431-3538

Mission Viejo City Hall Mission Viejo CA 200 Civic Center 92691 949-470-3000

Newport Beach City Hall Newport Beach CA 3300 Newport Boulevard 92663 949-644-3309

Orange City Hall Orange CA 300 East Chapman Avenue 92866 714-744-2277

Placentia City Hall Placentia CA 401 East Chapman Avenue 92870 714-993-8117

San Clemente City Hall San Clemente CA 100 Avenida Presidio 92672 949-361-8200

Santa Ana City Hall Santa Ana CA 20 Civic Center Plaza 92701 714-647-5400