Vital Records

The Vital Records Office of the San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Services processes the County’s Birth and Death Certificates, and Burial Permits.

They provide certified copies of Certificates for those who were born or died in the County during the current or previous year.

It is important to review the new guidelines for certified Birth Certificates and certified Death Certificates.

Vital Records Office is open weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (plan on arriving by 4:30 PM to allow processing time), located at:

San Benito County Health & Human Services Agency
Public Health Services

351 Tres Pinos Road, Suite A-202,  Hollister, CA 95023

Telephone: 831-637-5367

Obtaining Certified Copies of Birth & Death Records

Processing fees are deposited upon receiving your request.
$25 for Birth Certificate or $21 for Death Certificate.
Cash only please – Exact change only please.
Please allow 3-4 weeks from the date of deposit to receive your vital record.
Before submitting your application, please view our processing times to make sure they are acceptable for your needs.

Application for Certified Copy of Birth Record – Aplicacion Para Copia Certificada de Acta de Nacimiento

Application for Certified Copy of Death Record – Aplicacion Para Copia Certificada de Acta de Defuncion

 More Information on:

Birth Certificates                          –                        Death Certificates


Public Health Division

351 Tres Pinos Road
Suite A-202
Hollister, CA 95023

(831) 637-5367

Fax (831) 637-9073

TDD/TTY (831) 636-0385

Toll-free (800) 756-0385


Mon-Fri  8AM – 5PM

Deputy Director

Lynn Mello
Director of Nursing
Public Health Administrator

Health Officer

Martin Fenstersheib, MD, MPH
Interim Health Officer

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