Ordering a Death Certificate by mail instructions

Step #1

Complete the Application for a Certified Copy of a Death Certificate

Step #2

Take the application to a Notary and have the application form notarized.

Step #3

Mail in the notarized application with a check or money order to:
Contra Costa County Clerk-Recorder’s Office
555 Escobar Street
Martinez, CA 94553

  • All fees are payable by check or money order to the County Clerk-Recorder’s Office.
  • Please do not send cash, we only accept a check or money order through the mail.
  • If the record requested is not located, the fee is still retained by the agency pursuant to Health and Safety Code § 103650.

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