Native American Death Certificates

Sovereign Bodies Institute filed this request with the County Clerk of Sonoma County, CA.
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From: Sovereign Bodies Institute


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Informational copies of all American Indian and Alaska Native death certificates held by the Sonoma County Clerk's office.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Sovereign Bodies Institute

From: County Clerk

Good afternoon,

Vital Records are not covered by the CA Public Records Act. For purchasing Informational Copies of Vital Records, you will need to identify the name on the record you are requesting and complete an application for each name identified. For an Informational Copy, notary acknowledgment is not required. The fee is $21.00/death certificate.

Please visit our Death Certificate Information website for information on how to request a certified copy: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/CRA/Clerk-Recorder/Vital-Records/Death-Certificates/

If you are looking for statistics, please contact the Office of Vital Statistics: https://sonomacounty.ca.gov/Health/Public-Health/Vital-Statistics/

Amanda S. King
Chief Deputy County Clerk-Recorder
Sonoma County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor Department

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