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Tulare County

Office of the Assessor/Clerk-Recorder

Death Certificate

Death records are available only in the county in which the birth took place. A listing of contacts in other counties is available here.

The Tulare County Health Department (Vital Statistics) keeps records for one year after the date of death, while the Clerk-Recorder maintains records for all years.

Death certificates are typically available approximately eight weeks after the date of death. To verify the availability of a specific record before your visit, please call our office at (559) 636-5051. For more information, visit our FAQ page.