Answer: Valley Presbyterian Hospital obtained the information from you during
your maternity stay to populate the birth certificate. The actual birth
certificate comes from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health,
Office of Vital Records.
To obtain a copy of the birth certificate you will need to contact the
Office of Vital Records at one of the following locations:
Downtown Los Angeles
313 North Figueroa St, Rm L-1, Los Angeles, CA
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday
14340 West Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The fee for a copy of the birth certificate is $28. Payment can be made
by cash, check or money order. You also must present a valid photo ID
to request a birth certificate.
Note: Same-day service is available for birth records that occurred from
1975 to present. Copies of birth records occurring prior to 1975 are mailed
within 15 working days.