Death Certificates
Solano County Vital Statistics unit provides death certificates for deaths occurring within the last two years. 
To obtain certificates of death for events more than two years ago, please visit the Solano County Assessor /Recorder's Office.

Due to COVID-19, Solano Public Health Vital Statistics unit is issuing Death Certificates by confirmed appointment only, in person at 275 Beck Ave., Fairfield.  We will continue to issue death certificates for persons who have passed within the last 2 years, using our online process.

Information for Ordering Death Certificates

Please use the following steps listed to place your order:

1. Fill out and print the Death Certificate Application Form.
2. Complete the application including the notarized section, then email the form to [email protected].
3. Pay online. The fee for a certified copy of a death certificate is $23.

Permit for Disposition of Human Remains (Burial Permit)

If remains or cremains are being moved from the location where they are legally interred, a new Disposition Permit is required.
In order to process this, the following items are necessary:
1. A copy of the death certificate, original burial permit or transit permit
2. A photo ID
3. Information about where the remains are to be interred in Solano County
4. Online payment of $12 for the burial permit

Questions? Contact Us

For information and questions, call 707-784-8060.  Our phone hours are 8:00 am - 1:00 pm, Monday-Friday or email us at [email protected].