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NOTICE: The office will be closed on April 4, 2024 from 10:30am to 2:00pm.

NOTE: Long Beach Vital Records Program is now issuing copies of birth and death records that occurred within the past 5 years.

The City of Long Beach Vital Records Program maintains birth and death records for events occurring in Long Beach. Birth and Death Certificate requests can be made by mail or in-person for events that occurred within the past five years at the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services.

Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services
2525 Grand Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90815
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Closed from noon to 1 p.m.)
We do not take appointments.
The office will be closed on the following dates:
Monday, January 1, 2024
Monday, January 15, 2024
February 19, 2024
April 4, 2024 from 10:30am - 2:00pm
May 27, 2024
June 19, 2024
July 4, 2024
September 2, 2024
November 5, 2024
November 28-29, 2024
December 25, 2024

To obtain records for events that took place over five years ago, contact the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder at 800.201.8999 or visit their website at www.lavote.gov/home/recorder.

For individuals who were born or died outside of Long Beach/Los Angeles County, please call the county of birth or death directly, as each jurisdiction has its own procedures. Visit the California Department of Health website for a list of county registrars and recorders.

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