To register an Out-of-Hospital or Home Birth, you will need to make an appointment to come to the Vital Records Office at 2240 E. Gonzales Road, Suite 150, Oxnard, to complete a birth certificate form for your infant. Please contact our office at 981-5173 to make an appointment. Bring specific documentation that gives evidence of:
- Identity of the parent(s)
- Pregnancy of the mother
- Infant was born alive
- Birth occurred in Ventura County
- Your residence addrsss
- Identity of the witness
For more detailed information regarding the types of acceptable documentation and a copy of the forms you or your midwife will need to complete, please download the “Out-of-Hospital & Home Birth Packet” You can open this form, type into the fields on screen, save and print it to bring with you.