The California Office of Health Information and Research is in charge of the California Birth Index (CABI), a database that gathers birth records of all registered births in the state between 1905 and 1995.

The California Birth Index records have an abstract of an individual’s California birth certificate, including date of birth, full name, country of birth, gender, and the mother’s maiden name. It is also available online at

CABI has been both, considered an important genealogy tool, and highly criticized for privacy issues. Some critics have argued that CABI’s information aids in identity theft.

US Birth Certificates © 2019. All rights reserved. Disclaimer: US Birth Certificates is a privately owned website that is not affiliated with, not owned or operated by th U.S. Government or any government agency. US Birth Certificates is an independent company that provides application preparation assistance services, that will help you save time in any vital record application process. Thanks to our online services, you will save a trip to the Health Department and will be able to easily fill out your application.

Copyright ©2019 US Birth Certificates. All Rights Reserved.