Contra Costa Clerk


Instructions for ordering a Death Certificate by mail.
Step1     Complete the PDF application here -          Death Application
    The PDF application can be filled out online and printed, or you can print
    the form first and fill it out by hand. 
Step 2 Very Important
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 Recorder’s Office
555 Escobar St.
Martinez, CA 94553
Click here for Death Fee’s
All fees are payable by check or money order to the County Recorder’s Office
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Please do not fax in a copy of your ID or any other form of identification.
Please do not send cash we only accept check or money order.