Death Certificates

The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office does not issue Death Certificates to the general public. Although Certified copies of the Death Certificate may be obtained by family members at or near the date of death from the funeral director, all other requests for copies of Death Certificates should be made to either the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health, Vital Statistics Section, located at 976 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126, (408) 885-2010, or the Santa Clara County Clerk Recorder’s Office​ at 70 West Hedding Street in San Jose.​​

CDC Physicians’ Handbook on Certification of Death (PDF)

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