Certified copies of the Death Certificate initially are ordered for the family by the funeral director handling final arrangements. Additional copies also may be purchased ($16.00 each) from the County of Orange Health Care Agency, Birth and Death Registration, located at 1200 N. Main Street #100-A, or Post Office Box 234, Santa Ana, CA 92702. Telephone - (714) 480-6700. If the death occurred more than 60 days ago, copies are available from the Orange County Clerk-Recorder Department, 12 Civic Center Plaza, Room 106, Santa Ana, CA 92701. Telephone (714) 834-2500. Following completion of the Coroner's investigation of a pending case, the Coroner will mail a letter to the next of kin explaining the Coroner’s findings, and forward an amendment to the Pending Death Certificate to the office of the local registrar in Santa Ana.
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