Vital Statistics provides death certificates for deaths occurring within the last two years.
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, online. If people have questions about birth and death certificates and how to get them online, please contact 707-784-8060.
Information for Funeral Homes
For requests of for certified copies of death records, an agent or employee of a funeral establishment who acts within the course and scope of his or her employment and who orders certified copies of a death certificate on behalf of an individual specified in paragraphs (1) to (5), inclusive, of subdivision (a) of Section 7100 of the Health and Safety Code
Paying for the Certificate
Please follow the following steps listed to place your order:
1. Fill out and print the Death Certificate Application Form
2. Complete the application including the notarized section, then email the form to [email protected]
3. Pay online
Funeral Home Pickup Hours
Funeral Home pickup hours are Monday-Friday, 10am - 4pm.
The Vital Statistics Office is located at 275 Beck Ave, Fairfield, CA.
Burial Permits for Disinterment
If remains or cremains are being moved from the location where they are legally interred, a new Disposition Permit is required. In order to process this, the following items are necessary:
1. A copy of the death certificate, original burial permit or transit permit
2. A photo ID
3. Information about where the remains are to be interred in Solano County
4. An online payment
of $12 for the permit
For more information about burial permits, contact the Vital Statistics Office.
Emergency filing is for specific religious needs and it is a service for deaths that occurred after the County’s last business day. Emergency filing times are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and official County Holidays.
Please call (707) 386-0503 to request registration. Phone messages are checked between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. If you get the voice mail, please leave a single voice message with the EDRS record number, decedent’s full name and the best number to reach you. Messages will be returned in the order they are received.
Questions? Contact Us
For questions, call 707-784-8060 from 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday-Friday or email us at [email protected]