San Mateo County Birth Records

Search for San Mateo County CA birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The San Mateo County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like San Mateo County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A California birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a CA driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for San Mateo County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Belmont City Clerk Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Lane 94002 650-595-7413

Daly City Clerk Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8078

Millbrae City Clerk Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2332

Redwood City Clerk Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Road 94063 650-780-7220

San Mateo City Clerk San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7040

San Mateo County Clerk Redwood CA 555 County Center 94063 650-363-4500


San Mateo County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like San Mateo County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These San Mateo County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in San Mateo County California. Town and City Halls may also maintain other San Mateo County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Atherton City Hall Atherton CA 91 Ashfield Road 94027 650-752-0500

Belmont City Hall Belmont CA 1 Twin Pines Ln 94002 650-595-7413

Brisbane City Hall Brisbane CA 50 Park Place 94005 415-508-2100

Burlingame City Hall Burlingame CA 501 Primrose Road 94010 650-558-7200

Colma Town Hall Colma CA 1198 El Camino Real 94014 650-997-8300

Daly City City Hall Daly CA 333 90th Street 94015 650-991-8000

Half Moon Bay City Hall Half Moon Bay CA 501 Main Street 94019 650-726-8270

Hillsborough Town Hall Hillsborough CA 1600 Floribunda Avenue 94010 650-375-7400

Menlo Park City Hall Menlo Park CA 701 Laurel Street 94025 650-330-6610

Millbrae City Hall Millbrae CA 621 Magnolia Avenue 94030 650-259-2334

Portola Valley Town Hall Portola Valley CA 765 Portola Road 94028 650-851-1700

Redwood City City Hall Redwood CA 1017 Middlefield Rd 94063 650-780-7000

San Bruno City Hall San Bruno CA 567 El Camino Real 94066 650-616-7058

San Carlos City Hall San Carlos CA 600 Elm Street 94070 650-802-4100

San Mateo City Hall San Mateo CA 330 West 20th Avenue 94403 650-522-7999

South San Francisco City Hall South San Francisco CA 400 Grand Avenue 94080 650-877-8500

Woodside Town Hall Woodside CA 2955 Woodside Road 94062 650-851-6790


The San Mateo County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the California, San Mateo County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining San Mateo County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These San Mateo County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a California State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for San Mateo County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

California Health Department Brisbane CA 150 North Hill Drive 94005 415-330-6353

San Mateo County Health Department San Mateo CA 225 37th Avenue 94403 650-573-2541


San Mateo County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in San Mateo County California, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial San Mateo County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in California, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Children's Services: Mills Health Center San Mateo CA 100 South San Mateo Drive 94401 650-696-4926

Health Services: Mills-Peninsula Medical Center: Sutter Health Affiliate Burlingame CA 1501 Trousdale Drive 94010 650-696-5400

Menlo Park Surgical Hospital Menlo Park CA 570 Willow Road 94025 650-324-8500

San Mateo Medical Center San Mateo CA 222 West 39th Avenue 94403 650-573-2222

Sequoia Hospital Redwood CA 170 Alameda de las Pulgas 94062 650-369-5811

Seton Coastside Hospital Moss Beach CA 600 Marine Boulevard 94038 650-563-7100

Seton Medical Center Daly CA 1900 Sullivan Avenue 94015 650-992-4000


San Mateo County Archives preserve documents of historic significance, sometimes as part of a larger library collection or a private collection. Local jurisdictions may also maintain their own Archives to store documents related to the area, which can include San Mateo County birth records. These records may date back many decades or even centuries, making them valuable resources for genealogical research in San Mateo County California. Birth records may include the name of the baby, the date and time of birth, the location of birth, and the identity of the parents. Archives may provide online access to some of their birth records.

East Palo Alto Sheriff's Records Archive East Palo Alto CA 218 Demeter Street 94303 650-363-4312

San Bruno National Archive San Bruno CA 1000 Commodore Drive 94066 650-238-3500

San Mateo County Records Archive Redwood CA 400 County Center 94063 650-363-4711

San Mateo County Sheriff's Records Archive Redwood CA 1580 Maple Street 94063 650-363-4358

San Mateo Police Records Archive San Mateo CA 2000 South Delaware Street 94403 650-522-7700