Nevada County Recorder maintains the Birth records for those births that occurred in Nevada County.
Who May Receive a Copy
California Health and Safety Code Section 103526, permits only authorized persons as defined on the Online Application to receive certified copies for Identification purposes of birth and/or death records. Senate Bill 1614, Chapter 712 passed, which prohibits the display of vital records indexes on the Internet.
Those who are not authorized by law may receive a certified copy with the words "Informational, Not a Valid Document to Establish Identity’.
Order a Certified Copy of a Vital Record
There are four methods to order a copy of a vital record filed in Nevada County, California:
Requests made in person at Nevada County Recorder’s Office must have Application Form (PDF) completed before coming into office.
Mail the completed and notarized Application Form (PDF) along with a check or money order, made payable to Nevada County Recorder: Nevada County Recorder 950 Maidu Avenue Nevada City, California 95959
Order the copy using your credit card by faxing the completed and notarized Application Form (PDF)(s) to 530-265-9842. Then call 530-265-1221 to provide credit card information. Additional $2.00 credit card fee
Order online through VitalChek. There is an additional $7 VitalChek fee for VitalChek orders.
Birth Record $25 per certified copy
Additional $3.00 shipping and handling (For mailed and faxed Applications)