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Please note the Imperial County Public Health Department will be open for appointments only. Department staff will be available to provide assistance by phone to members of the community who have questions related to any of the Department’s essential services.

Phone assistance will be available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The office will be closed for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This shall remain in effect until further notice.

Birth - Death - Health Records

Public Health Department is open by appointment only; to schedule an appointment  for Birth, Death & Burial Permits refer to the link below or call 442-265-1444.


The Imperial County Public Health Department Vital Statistics Office maintains records of birth and death events that occur within the County of Imperial. Please note that the Public Health Department issues certified copies of birth certificates for 0-2 years only. For birth certificates for age 2 years and older, please contact the Imperial County Clerk/Recorder's Office at (442) 265-1077.

Our office issues death certificates that have occurred from 2005 to current year.To obtain birth or death certificates for a prior time period, please contact the Imperial County Clerk/Recorder's Office at (442) 265-1077.


Birth Certificates $29.00 Death Certificates $24.00 Burial Permits $12.00 Requests By Mail To request a copy of a birth or death certificate by mail, please print and complete the appropriate application. (Birth & Death Certificate Applications)

Please note that State Law requires all request by mail include a notarized sworn statement of identity. Please make check or money order payable to Imperial County Public Health Department.

Send Request by Mail or Hand Deliver to:

Imperial County Public Health Department
935 Broadway, El Centro, CA. 92243
Telephone: (442) 265-1444
Hours 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except Legal Holidays