Vital Records

Birth, Death and Marriage Records

The Clerk's office provides copies of birth and death certificates, if the event occurred in Sierra County. Copies of marriage certificates are available, if the license was issued in Sierra County.

Records Available:

Marriage certificates from 1852 to present
Birth certificates from 1857 to present
Death certificates from 1864 to present

Obtaining a Copy of a Certificate:

Certified copies are available by either a mail in request, in person request or online request through the Self Service Kiosk. To obtain a certified copy by mail or in person, you must complete the sworn statement on the appropriate application and sign under penalty of perjury. If you mail in the request, your sworn statement must be notarized. The fees for certified copies are listed below, which are nonrefundable. If a record is not found, a Certificate of No Record will be issued.

Current fees for certified copies