State Name: California
Average Processing Times in Business Days:
Regular 7-14 days (every county has a different process time), Express 6-10 days, Emergency 3-5 days.
Los Angeles county is taking 7-14- business days for Express/Emergency processing.
State Fees: Regular Processing $17-$40 (every county is different)
Express & Emergency Processing $35-$60 (every county is different)
Express & Emergency Processing include overnight shipping (trackable) once issued. Regular Processing is shipped US Mail (not trackable).
Additional Requirements: We will email or fax a form to you that you will need to have notarized then fax to our office to complete your order (this is a state requirement). If you were born in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Tulare, Ventura or Orange County, uploading a copy of your state issued identification will speed up the process.
We cannot obtain birth certificates for the following counties: Kings County, Santa Barbara County, Calaveras County, Colusa, Amador, Lake, Del Norte, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Yolo, and Siskiyou.
We cannot obtain birth certificates if you were adopted or had a legal name change (does not include marriage as that is not considered a legal name change in this situation).