To obtain a copy of a death certificate by coming to the County Recorder’s office in person:
You will also need to have the following information available when you arrive:
The cost for a certified copy of a birth certificate is $21.00. Payment can be made in cash or by a check or money order payable to the Santa Cruz County Recorder.
To request a copy of a death certificate by mail, click By Mail.
For death certificates online, click HERE.
Please Note: All requests for death certificates must be concerning those whose death occurred in Santa Cruz County.