San Diego County Vital Records

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


San Diego 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.

Carlsbrand City Clerk Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2821

Chula Vista City Clerk Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5041

El Cajon County Clerk El Cajon CA 200 South Magnolia Avenue 92020 619-441-1763

Encinitas Clerk Encinitas CA 505 South Vulcan Avenue 92024 760-633-2601

Escondido City Clerk Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4617

La Mesa City Clerk La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Avenue 91942 619-667-1120

National City Clerk National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4228

San Diego County Clerk San Diego CA 1600 Pacific Highway 92101 619-237-0502

San Diego County Clerk San Marcos CA 141 East Carmel Street 92078 760-940-6868

Solana Beach City Clerk Solana Beach CA 635 Highway 101 92075 858-720-2420

Vista City Clerk Vista CA 200 Civic Center Drive 92084 760-639-6125


San Diego 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.

Oceanside Health Department Oceanside CA 104 Barnes Street 92054 760-967-4401

San Diego County Health Department Escondido CA 606 East Valley Parkway 92025 760-740-4000

San Diego County Health Department El Cajon CA 460 Magnolia Avenue 92020 619-441-6500

San Diego County Health Department San Diego CA 3851 Rosecrans Street 92110 619-692-8500


San Diego 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.

San Diego County Marriage License San Marcos CA 141 East Carmel Street 92078 619-237-0502

San Diego County Marriage License San Diego CA County Administration Center, 1600 Pacific Highway, Ste 273 92101 619-237-0502

San Diego County Marriage License El Cajon CA El Cajon, 200 S. Magnolia Ave. 92020 619-237-0502

San Diego County Marriage License San Diego CA The Contact Information For The Superior Court Is: County Of San Diego Superior Court, Juvenile Division, 2851 Meadowlark Drive 92123 858-634-1600

San Diego County Marriage License Chula Vista CA 590 3rd Avenue 91910 619-237-0502


San Diego 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.

San Diego County Medical Examiner & Coroner San Diego CA 5555 Overland Avenue 92123 858-694-2895


San Diego 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.

Carlsbad City Hall Carlsbad CA 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive 92008 760-434-2820

Chula Vista City Hall Chula Vista CA 276 4th Avenue 91910 619-691-5031

Coronado City Hall Coronado CA 1825 Strand Way 92118 619-522-7300

Descanso Town Hall Descanso CA 24536 Viejas Grade Road 91916 619-445-9505

Encinitas City Hall Encinitas CA 505 S Vulcan Ave 92024 760-633-2600

Escondido City Hall Escondido CA 201 North Broadway 92025 760-839-4880

La Mesa City Hall La Mesa CA 8130 Allison Ave 91942 619-463-6611

National City City Hall National CA 1243 National City Boulevard 91950 619-336-4226

Oceanside City Hall Oceanside CA 300 N Coast Hwy 92054 760-435-3969

Poway City Hall Poway CA 13325 Civic Center Drive 92064 858-668-4400

San Diego City Hall San Diego CA 202 C Street 92101 619-533-4000

San Marcos City Hall San Marcos CA 1 Civic Center Drive 92069 760-744-1050

San Marcos City Hall San Marcos CA 201 Mata Way 92069 760-752-7550

Santee City Hall Santee CA 10601 Magnolia Avenue 92071 619-258-4100

Solana Beach City Hall Solana Beach CA 635 Highway 101 92075 858-720-2400

Vista City Hall Vista CA 600 Eucalyptus Ave 92084 760-726-1340