San Bernardino county death certificates issued within the last two years are available in person or by mail from the San Bernardino Department of Public Health. Death certificates issued prior to that time may be obtained from the San Bernardino Recorder’s office.
The Department of Public Health, Vital Records office, is located at 340 N. Mt. View Avenue, San Bernardino, California 92415. It is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the telephone number is 909-381-8990. If requesting a death certificate in person, the requester must sign the Sworn Statement form (available on the website) in the presence of office staff. When mailing the request, the Sworn Statement must be notarized. To obtain a death certificate from the San Bernardino Recorder, call 855-732-2575.