Birth Certificates (for children 2 years old and under)

Vital Statistics provides birth certificates for children 2 years old and under.
To order birth certificates for births occurring after two years, please visit the Solano County Assessor/Recorder's Office

Announcement: Birth and death certificates will be issued online due to COVID-19 situation

Due to COVID-19, Solano Public Health’s Vital Statistics unit is suspending issuing birth and death certificates in person at the 275 Beck Avenue, Fairfield location. We will continue to issue birth and death certificates, for the last two years, on-line - click to order birth certificates online. If people have questions about birth and death certificates and how to get them on-line, please contact 707-784-8060.


Registering a Birth


Hospital Births: All births that occur in Solano County hospitals are registered by Public Health Vital Statistics. 

Non-Hospital Births:  Non-Hospital births can be registered by the physician or midwife (if attended by a medical professional) or the parents within the first year of birth. For more information, visit the Non-Hospital Births page. For more information about registering non-hospital births, visit the California Department of Public Health (CDPH)'s How to Register an Out-of-Hospital Birth guide. Appointments are required to register a home birth -- schedule an appointment by calling the office at 707-784-8060. Staff will provide additional information when booking your appointment.

Requesting a Birth Certificate

Certificates can be requested in person, online or by mail. To obtain a certified copy, you must complete the sworn statement included with the birth certificate application form and sign the statement under penalty of perjury. If you mail your request, your sworn statement must be notarized. Pursuant to California Health and Safety Code Section 103526, only specific individuals are permitted to obtain an authorized certified copy of a birth record.

Paying for the Certificate

Fees

The fee for a birth certificate is $30. A fee of $20 may be added to expedite the delivery.

For In-Person Orders

You can request for the birth certificate in person at the Vitals Statistics Office at 275 Beck Ave, Fairfield, CA. Payments are accepted by credit card or money order.

For Pickup or Mail Orders

Please follow the following steps listed to place your order:
1. Print the Birth Certificate Application Form.

2. Complete the application including the notarized section, then email the form to vitalstatistics@solanocounty.com.

3. Pay online.

*If you select the mailing option, please make sure your application is notarized. If it does not include a notarized statement sworn under penalty of perjury, the request will be marked incomplete and will not be processed.

Hours and Location
The office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
We are located at 275 Beck Avenue, Fairfield CA, 94533. Please check in with the main receptionist upon arrival.

Questions? Contact Us
For questions, call 707-784-8060 from 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday-Friday or email us at vitalstatistics@solanocounty.com.