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Vital Statistics provides death certificates for deaths occurring within the last two years.
Due to COVID-19, Solano Public Health Vital Statistics unit is issuing death certificates in person by prior appointment only at 275 Beck Ave., Fairfield. Orders may be completed by mail or on-line.
Information for Funeral Homes
For requests of for certified copies of death records, an agent or employee of a funeral establishment who acts within the course and scope of his or her employment and who orders certified copies of a death certificate on behalf of an individual specified in paragraphs (1) to (5), inclusive, of subdivision (a) of Section 7100 of the Health and Safety Code
Paying for the Certificate
Please follow 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
Burial Permits for Disinterment
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. An online payment
of $12 for the permit
For more information about burial permits, contact the Vital Statistics Office.
Emergency filing is for specific religious needs and it is a service for deaths that occurred after the County’s last business day. Emergency filing times are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and official County Holidays. The cost for the Emergency Filing service is $100. If multiple phone calls occur, additional costs may result.
Please call (707) 386-0503 to request registration. Phone messages are checked between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. If you get the voice mail, please leave a single voice message with the EDRS record number, decedent’s full name and the best number to reach you. Messages will be returned in the order they are received.
For Questions? Contact Us
For questions, call 707-784-8060. Our phone hours are 8:00am - 1:00pm, Monday-Friday or email us at [email protected]