Napa County Vital Statistics



Birth certificate

VS-Vital Statistics Office Guidelines and Procedures Birth, Death & Marriage Certificate Copies


 Vital Statistics

The Napa County Office of Vital Statistics provides:

Who can obtain copies of birth and death certificates?

  • In the State of California, authorized copies of vital records can only be obtained by the individual named on the record, parents of the individual named on the record, and certain other individuals and entities specified in law.
  • All other requestors can only obtain informational copies.
  • Find out more about who can obtain copies of birth and death certificates.

Where can I get a birth/death certificate application?

How long does it take to get a birth/death certificate or burial permit?

How much does it cost for services?


As of January 1, 2014 certified copies of the following certificates will cost:

Burial Permits

As of January 1, 2014:

  • Burial permits $12.00

Medical Marijuana ID Card

As of April 1, 2008, the cost for services are as follows:

  • Medical Marijuana ID Card (Non MediCal) $124.00
  • Medical Marijuana ID Card (MediCal) $62.00

How can I pay for services?

As of May 1, 2008, the Office of Vital Statistics will no longer accept cash.  Acceptable forms of payment include:

  • Check
  • Money order
  • Payments should be made to "Napa County"

How long does the Office of Vital Statistics keep birth & death certificates?

The Office of Vital Statistics keeps birth and death certificates for one year.

If you would like to obtain a birth or death certificates older than one year, please contact County Clerk Recorders Office office Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.