To order your birth certificate online, you must provide: the city and state of birth, reason you need to obtain a birth certificate, full name on the certificate, gender, date of birth, birth mother's full birth name, and birth father's full name (if known).
Every state has its specific requirements for obtaining a US birth certificate. In the state of California, replacement birth certificates are obtained through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). Depending on the year of birth, a replacement birth certificate usually takes from four to six weeks to process. According to the CDPH website, requests for a birth certificate must be submitted to them by mail according to the following 6 steps:
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