San Mateo County Vital Records

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


San Mateo 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.

Belmont City Clerk Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-595-7413

Daly City Clerk Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8078

Millbrae City Clerk Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2332

Redwood City Clerk Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Road 94063 650-780-7220

San Mateo City Clerk San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7040

San Mateo County Clerk Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4500


San Mateo 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 Brisbane CA 150 North Hill Drive 94005 415-330-6353

San Mateo County Health Department San Mateo CA 225 37th Avenue 94403 650-573-2541


San Mateo 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 Mateo County Marriage License Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4500


San Mateo 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 Mateo County Medical Examiner & Coroner San Mateo CA 50 Tower Road 94402 650-312-5562


San Mateo 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.

Atherton City Hall Atherton CA 91 Ashfield Road 94027 650-752-0500

Belmont City Hall Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Ln 94002 650-595-7413

Brisbane City Hall Brisbane CA 50 Park Place 94005 415-508-2100

Burlingame City Hall Burlingame CA 501 Primrose Road 94010 650-558-7200

Colma Town Hall Colma CA 1198 El Camino Real 94014 650-997-8300

Daly City City Hall Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8000

Half Moon Bay City Hall Half Moon Bay CA 501 Main Street 94019 650-726-8270

Hillsborough Town Hall Hillsborough CA 1600 Floribunda Avenue 94010 650-375-7400

Menlo Park City Hall Menlo Park CA 701 Laurel Street 94025 650-330-6610

Millbrae City Hall Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2334

Portola Valley Town Hall Portola Valley CA 765 Portola Road 94028 650-851-1700

Redwood City City Hall Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Rd 94063 650-780-7000

San Bruno City Hall San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7058

San Carlos City Hall San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4100

San Mateo City Hall San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7999

South San Francisco City Hall South San Francisco CA 400 Grand Avenue 94080 650-877-8500

Woodside Town Hall Woodside CA 2955 Woodside Road 94062 650-851-6790