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Note: Only the individuals listed on the original birth certificate (mother, father or child) are entitled to request and receive certified copies of a birth certificate.


To Place An Order

1. Complete, print and sign a request form. Please use blue or black ink. Electronic signatures are not accepted.

2. Review the form. Please be sure to complete the applicant and mailing address portions. Please list the child's and his/her/their mother’s maiden name – not married name. Incomplete applications may result in processing delays.

3. Payment. Checks and money orders are payable to: The Office of Vital Statistics. Discover, Mastercard and Visa credit cards require a signature at the service counter. If the name on the credit card is different than the name of the individual ordering the certificate, a copy of the cardholder's ID must be included. The cardholder will need to sign a credit card authorization form. The fee is $30.00 for the first certified copy and $15.00 for each additional copy of the same certificate when ordered at the same time. If you pay by check, you must include your phone number on the check.

4. ID. Present a signed copy of your identification. Examples of acceptable identification are:


  • Photo driver license with signature
  • Non-driver photo license with signature
  • Passport with signature
  • Military ID with signature
  • Employer's photo ID with signature
  • Photo social services card with signature

If your ID has a signature or information on the front and back you must present a copy of both sides. Please make sure the copy is readable, large and clear.



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