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State Name: California
Average Processing Times in Business Days:
Express 6-10 days, Emergency 3-5 days, Regular 7-14 days (every county has a different process time).
Los Angeles county is taking 7-14- business days for Express processing.
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).
Orange County: Total cost for Express Processing is $104 (this includes the state fee, our fee and return by Priority Mail). Emergency Processing is $159 (this includes the state fee, our service fee and return delivery by Expressmail).
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). We cannot obtain birth certificates for the following counties: Kings County, Calaveras County, Colusa, Amador, Lake, Del Norte, Mariposa, Modoc, Mono, Yolo, Siskiyou and San Francisco.
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).
*Note: State processing times and fees may vary or change without notice.