Vital Records

** Effective January 1, 2022, Fish & Wildlife CEQA filing fees are increasing pursuant to Fish & Game Code 713, and various vital records fees will increase pursuant to Assembly Bill (AB) 128 (Chapter 21, Statutes of 2021). AB 128 authorizes a $4.00 fee increase to the base fee of birth certificates, a $3.00 fee increase to the base fee of death and fetal death certificates, and a $2.00 fee increase to the base fee of marriage certificates. 

The Clerk-Recorder’s Office maintains and preserves the birth, death and marriage records for events that occur in Placer County.  The birth and death records date from 1873 to present and marriage records date from 1852 to present.

Copies of vital records can be purchased at the Clerk-Recorder’s Office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for legal holidays, as well as by mail or fax.

Fees for certified copies are:

Birth Certificate$32.00
Death Certificate$24.00
Public Marriage Certificate$17.00
Confidential Marriage Certificate$22.00


For more information and to order certified copies please see below.