Death Certificates

We currently are limiting the purchase of Certified Copies of Birth, Death & Marriage records to one copy each due to no production of BancNote paper at this time.

Death certificates are available for deaths occurring in Butte County.

The fee for a certified copy of a death certificate is $21.00. You may order a copy of a death certificate by 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 $21.00 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 ®.

Certified Copy of Death Application Form