Requesting a death record filed in the County of San Luis Obispo can be completed one of following ways:
- Online via the Self-Service Portal. After submitting your information online, you must come into our office to complete the process within 30 days. Valid identification is required.
- In-person: When you arrive, use one of our kiosk computers in the lobby to fill out your application, then proceed to the counter to pay for and receive the certificate. You must show valid identification.
- By mail, fax, or email: Complete and return the application form, along with the appropriate fee. If you are requesting an authorized certified copy, your application form must be notarized. NOTE: Requests submitted with an insufficient fee will be returned without processing.
Make checks payable to and mail completed form to:
County of San Luis Obispo Clerk-Recorder
1055 Monterey Street, Suite D120
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Email completed form and credit card authorization form to [email protected].
Fax completed form and credit card authorization form to (805) 781-1111.
Alternatively, death record requests may be submitted through VitalChek, a third party service. Additional fees may apply.