Public Health - Vital Records

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Kings County Department of Public Health - Vital Statistics Unit registers all births and deaths that occur in Kings County.   

Vital statistics can also issue certified copies of birth and death from previous to present year. All other years can be obtained from the county clerk recorders office at
Clerk-Recorder

Vital statistics registers all out of hospital births that occur before the child turns 1 year of age. We also provide pamphlets and forms for any amendments or changes needed to be made to a birth or death certificate.

Vital Statistics can witness signatures to complete the Declaration of Paternity Form.

Located at:

Kings County
Department of
Public Health
330 Campus Drive
Building 3
Hanford, CA 93230
(559) 852-2604Phone Icon

  • To obtain a certified copy of a birth or death certificate, you must complete an application with all the requested information completed.  
  • If requesting in person, an authorized person must present a picture ID and sign a statement sworn under penalty of perjury.

  • If requesting by mail, a notarized statement sworn under penalty of perjury located at bottom of application must be completed.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 11:30 am
and
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

BIRTH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
APLICACION PARA CERTIFICADA DE NACIMIENTO

$28.00 per copy


DEATH CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
APLICACION PARA CERTIFICADA DE DEFUNCION

$21.00 per copy


Fetal Death Certificate - $18.00 per copy

Disposition Permit Fee - $12.00 per copy

 

 

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