Birth Certificates

Birth certificates are available for births occurring in Butte County.

  • If the child has been adopted, or had a legal name change, the birth certificate may only be available from the State Vital Records Office at

    The fee for a certified copy of a birth certificate is $25.00. You may order a copy of a birth certificate by using one of the following:

    • Coming into the office at 25 County Center Drive, Suite 105, Oroville. The process takes approximately 10-15 minutes. You will receive the certified copy at that time.
    • Mail the completed applications and the $25.00 fee to:

      Butte County Clerk-Recorder
      25 County Center Drive, Suite 105
      Oroville, CA 95965-3375

    • Order on-line through the VitalChek Network

    For your convenience, online requests will be processed through an independent company that Butte County has partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached through its website, An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express ®, Discover ®, MasterCard ® or Visa ®.

    Birth Certificate application form