Santa Cruz County Birth Records

Search for Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Santa Cruz County Clerk Santa Cruz CA 701 Ocean Street 95060 831-454-2060

Scotts Valley City Clerk Scotts Valley CA 1 Civic Center Drive 95066 831-440-5602


Santa Cruz County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County California. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Santa Cruz 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.

Capitola City Hall Capitola CA 420 Capitola Avenue 95010 831-475-7300

San Juan Bautista City Hall Watsonville CA 311 2nd Street 95076 831-623-4661

Santa Cruz City Hall Santa Cruz CA 809 Center Street 95060 831-420-5030

Scotts Valley City Hall Scotts Valley CA 1 Civic Center Drive 95066 831-440-5602

Watsonville City Hall Watsonville CA 231 Union Street 95076 831-768-3240


Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz County California, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Santa Cruz 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.

Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz CA 1555 Soquel Drive 95065 831-462-7700

Sutter Maternity Surgery Center: Sutter Health Affiliate Santa Cruz CA 2900 Chanticleer Avenue 95065 831-477-2200

Watsonville Community Hospital Watsonville CA 75 Nielson Street 95076 831-724-4741