Where to call or write for Birth Certificates

 

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Place of Event

Cost of Copy

Address

Phone Number

ALABAMA

Birth or Death

http://ph.state.al.us/chs/VitalRecords/VRECORDS.HTML

 

$12.00

Center for Health Statistics

State Department of Public Health

PO Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625

 

334-206-5418

 

ALASKA

Birth or Death

http://www.hss.state.ak.us/dph/bvs/

 

$15.00

Department of Health & Social Services
350 Main Street, Room #114
PO Box 110675
Juneau, AK 99811-0675

 

907-465-3391

AMERICAN SAMOA

Birth or Death

 

$7.00

American Samoa Vital Records Office

Registrar of Vital Statistics
Vital Statistics Section
Government of American Samoa
Pago Pago, AS 96799

 

684-633-1405

or 1406

 

ARIZONA

Birth or Death

http://www.hs.state.az.us/vitalrcd/index.htm

 

$6.00- 9.00

Vital Records Section

Arizona Department of Heath Services

1818 West Adams
PO Box 3887
Phoenix, AZ 85030-3887

 

602-364-1300

 

ARKANSAS

Birth or Death

http://www.healthyarkansas.com/certificates/certificates.html

 

$8.00-11.00

Division of Vital Records

Arkansas Department of Health

Division of Vital Records, Slot 44
4815 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205

 

501-661-2174

 

CALIFORNIA

Birth

Death

http://www.dhs.cahwnet.gov/hisp/chs/OVR/Ordercert.htm

 

$13.00

$9.00

California Department of Health Services
Office of Vital Records
MS 5103
PO Box 997410
Sacramento, CA 95899-7410

 

916-445-2684

CANAL ZONE

Birth or Death

http://travel.state.gov/panadocs.html

 

$30.00

Canal Zone Vital Records Office

Vital Records Branch Passport Services

1111 19th Street NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC, CZ 34011-2300

 

202-955-0307

 

COLORADO

Birth or Death

http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/hs/certs.asp

 

$15.00

Colorado Department of Health
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
HSVRD-VS-A1
Denver, CO 80246-1530

 

303-756-4464

CONNECTICUT

Birth or Death

http://www.dph.state.ct.us/OPPE/hpvital.htm

 

Certified copies are not available from the State Office. Write to Registrar in town or city where event occurred.

 

860-509-7897

DELAWARE

Birth or Death

http://www.deph.org/vs.htm

 

$8.00

Office of Vital Statistics

Division of Public Health

PO Box 637

Dover, DE 19903

 

302-744-4549

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Birth or Death

http://dchealth.dc.gov/services/vital_records/index.shtm

 

 

$12.00

Vital Records Branch

825 North Capitol Street NE
1st Floor, Room 1312
Washington, DC 20002

 

202-442-9009

 

FLORIDA

Birth

Death

http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics/index.html

 

$9.00

$5.00

Department of Health & Rehabilitative Services

Office of Vital Statistics

PO Box 210

1217 Pearl Street

Jacksonville, FL 32231

 

904-359-6900

GEORGIA

Birth or Death

http://health.state.ga.us/programs/vitalrecords/index.shtml

 

$10.00

Georgia Department of Human Resources

Vital Records Service

2600 Skyland Drive NE

Atlanta, GA 30319-3640

 

404-679-4730

GUAM

Birth or Death

 

$5.00

Guam Vital Record Office

Office of Vital Statistics
Department of Public Health & Social Services
PO Box 2816
Agana, GU 96932

 

671-735-7263

HAWAII

Birth or Death

http://www.state.hi.us/health/records/index.html

 

$10.00

Office of Health Statue Monitoring

State Department of Health

PO Box 3378

1250 Punch Bowl Avenue, Room 103

Honolulu, HI 96801

 

808-586-4533

IDAHO

Birth

Wallet Card

Death

http://www2.state.id.us/dhw/vital_stats/appmenu.html

 

$10.00

$8.00

$8.00

Vital Statistics Unit

Center for Vital Statistics & Health Policy

450 West State Street, 1st Floor

PO Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0036

 

208-334-5988

ILLINOIS

Birth or Death

http://www.idph.state.il.us/vital/vitalhome.htm

 

$15.00

Division of Vital Records

Illinois Department of public Health

605 West Jefferson Street

Springfield, IL 62702-5097

 

217-782-6553

INDIANA

Birth or Death

http://www.state.in.us/isdh/bdcertifs/bdcert.html

 

$10.00

Vital Record Section

State Department of Health

2 North Meridian Street

Indianapolis, IN 46204

 

317-233-2700

 

IOWA

Birth or Death

http://www.idph.state.ia.us/admin/vital_records_info.asp

 

$10.00

Iowa Department of Public Health

Vital Records Section

Lucas office Building

321 East 12th Street

Des Moines, IA 50319-0075

 

515-281-4944

KANSAS

Birth or Death

http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/vital/index.html

 

$11.00

 

 

Office of Vital Statistics

Kansas State Department of Health & Environment

1000 Jackson Street SW, Suite 110

Topeka, KS 66612-2221

 

785-296-1400

KENTUCKY

Birth

Death

http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital/

 

$10.00

$6.00

Office of Vital Statistics

Department for Public Health

275 East Main Street

Frankfort, KY 40621

 

502-564-4212

LOUISIANA

Birth

Death

http://oph.dhh.state.la.us/recordsstatistics

 

$9.00-15.00

$7.00

Vital Record Registry

Office of Public Health

PO Box 60630
New Orleans, LA 70160

 

504-568-8353

MAINE

Birth or Death

http://www.state.me.us/dhs/faq.htm#certificates

 

$10.00

Office of Vital Statistics

Maine Department of Human Services

State House Station 11

Augusta, ME 04333-0011

 

207-287-3181

MARYLAND

Birth or Death

http://mdpublichealth.org/vsa/index.html

 

$12.00

Division of Vital Records

Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

6550 Reisterstown Avenue

PO Box 68760

Baltimore, MD 21215-0020

 

410-764-3083

MASSACHUSETTS

Birth or Death

http://www.state.ma.us/dph/bhsre/rvr/rvr.htm

 

$11.00

Registry of Vital Records & Statistics

150 Mount Vernon Street, 1st Floor

Dorchester, MA 02125-3105

 

617-740-2600

MICHIGAN

Birth or Death

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch

 

$15.00

Vital Records

3423 N. Martin Luther King Boulevard

PO Box 30721

Lansing, MI 48909

 

517-335-8666

MINNESOTA

Birth

Death

http://www.health.state.mn.us/

 

$13.00

$10.00

Minnesota Department of Health

Section of Vital Statistics

717 Delaware Street SE

PO Box 9441

Minneapolis, MN 55440

 

612-676-5120

MISSISSIPPI

Birth

Death

http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/phs/index.htm

 

$7.00-12.00

$10.00

Vital Records

State Department of Health

571 Stadium Dr.
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215

 

601-576-7981

MISSOURI

Birth or Death

http://www.health.state.mo.us/BirthAndDeathRecords/BirthAndDeathRecords.html

 

$10.00

Missouri Department of Health

Bureau of Vital Records

930 Wildwood

PO Box 570

Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

 

573-751-6400

MONTANA

Birth or Death

http://vhsp.dphhs.state.mt.us/dph_l2.htm

 

$12.00

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services

Vital Statistics Bureau

PO Box 4210

111 North Sanders, Room 209

Helena, MT 59604

 

406-444-4226

NEBRASKA

Birth

Death

http://www.hhs.state.ne.us/ced/cedindex.htm

 

$8.00

$7.00

Bureau of Vital Statistics

Department of Health & Human Services

PO Box 95065

Lincoln, NE 68509-5065

 

402-471-2871

NEVADA

Birth

Death

http://health2k.state.nv.us/forms/formindex.htm

 

$11.00

$8.00

Division of Health - Vital Statistics

Capitol Complex

505 East King Street #102

Carson City, NV 89710

 

775-684-4280

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Birth or Death

http://www.dhhs.state.nh.us/DHHS/BVR/default.htm

 

$12.00

Bureau of Vital Records

Health & Welfare Building

6 Hazen Drive

Concord, NH 03301

 

(800) 852-3345

Ext 4651
or in NH - (603) 271-4651

NEW JERSEY

Birth or Death

http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/vital.htm

 

$4.00

New Jersey State Department of Health & Senior Services

Vital Statistics Registration

PO Box 370

Trenton, NJ 08625-0370

 

609-292-4087

NEW MEXICO

Birth

Death

http://dohewbs2.health.state.nm.us/VitalRec/Vital%20Records.htm

 

$10.00

$5.00

Vital Statistics

New Mexico Health Services Division

PO Box 26110

Santa Fe, NM 87502

 

505-827-2338

NEW YORK (except NYC)

Birth or Death

http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/consumer/vr.htm

 

 

$15.00

Certification Unit

Vital Records Section

800 North Pearl Street, 2nd Floor
Menands, NY 12204

 

518-474-3038

NEW YORK CITY

Birth or Death

http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/

 

$15.00

Division of Vital Records

New York City Department of Health

125 Worth Street CN4, Room 133

New York, NY 10013

 

212-788-4520

NORTH CAROLINA

Birth or Death

http://vitalrecords.dhhs.state.nc.us/

 

$10.00

North Carolina Vital Records

1903 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, NC 27699-1903

 

919-733-3526

NORTH DAKOTA

Birth

Death

http://www.vitalnd.com/

 

$7.00

$5.00

Division of Vital Records

State Capitol

600 East Boulevard Avenue

Bismarck, ND 58505-0200

 

701-328-2360

NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS

Birth or Death

 

$3.00

Northern Mariana Islands Vital Records Office

Superior Court, Vital Records Section
P.O. Box 307
Saipan, MP 96950

 

670-234-6401

ext. 15

OHIO

Birth or Death

http://www.odh.state.oh.us/VitStats/vsmain1.htm

 

$15.00

Bureau of Vital Statistics

Ohio Department of Health

PO Box 118

Columbus, OH 43216-0118

 

614-466-2531

OKLAHOMA

Birth or Death

http://www.health.state.ok.us/program/vital/brec.html

 

$10.00

Vital Records Section

State Department of Health

1000 Northeast 10th Street

Oklahoma City, OK 73152

 

405-271-4040

OREGON

Birth or Death

http://www.ohd.hr.state.or.us/chs/certif/certfaqs.cfm

 

$15.00

Oregon Health Division

Vital Statistics Section

PO Box 14050

Portland, OR 97214-0050

 

503-731-4095

PENNSYLVANIA

Birth

Wallet Card

Death

http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&q=229939

 

$4.00

$5.00

$3.00

Division of Vital Records

101 South Mercer Street

PO Box 1528

New Castle, PA 16103

 

724-656-3100

PUERTO RICO

Birth or Death

 

$5.00

Puerto Rico Vital Records Office

Secretary of Treasury
P.O. Box 11854
San Juan, PR 00910

 

787-767-9120

RHODE ISLAND

Birth or Death

http://www.healthri.org/management/vital/home.htm

 

$15.00

Division of Vital Records

Rhode Island Department of Health

3 Capitol Hill, Room 101

Providence, RI 02908-5097

 

401-222-2811

SOUTH CAROLINA

Birth or Death

http://www.healthri.org/management/vital/home.htm

 

$12.00

Office of Vital Records

DHEC

2600 Bull Street

Columbia, SC 29201

 

803-898-3630

SOUTH DAKOTA

Birth or Death

http://www.state.sd.us/doh/VitalRec/Vital.htm

 

$7.00

Vital Records

State Department of Health

600 East Capitol Avenue

Pierre, SD 57501-2536

 

605-773-4961

TENNESSEE

Birth

Death

http://www2.state.tn.us/health/vr/

 

$5.00-10.00

$5.00

Tennessee Vital Records

Central Services Building

421 5th Avenue

Nashville, TN 37247

 

615-741-1763

TEXAS

Birth

Death

http://www.tdh.state.tx.us/bvs/default.htm

 

$11.00

$9.00

Bureau of Vital Statistics

Texas Department of Health

PO Box 12040

Austin, TX 78711-2040

 

512-458-7111

UTAH

Birth

Death

http://health.utah.gov/vitalrecords/

 

$12.00

$9.00

Office of Vital Records & Health Statistics

Utah Department of Health

288 North 1460 West

PO Box 141012

Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1012

 

801-538-6105

VERMONT

Birth or Death

http://www.healthyvermonters.info/hs/vital/vitalhome.shtml

 

$7.00

Vermont Department of Health

Vital Records Section

Box 70

108 Cherry Street

Burlington, VT 05402

 

802-863-7275

VIRGINIA

Birth or Death

http://www.vdh.state.va.us

 

$10.00

Office of Vital Records

PO Box 1000

Richmond, VA 23218-1000

 

804-662-6200

VIRGIN ISLANDS

Birth or Death

http://www.vitalrec.com/vi.html

 

$10.00-15.00

See website (shown at left) for specifics for Saint Croix, Saint Thomas, Saint Thomas/John

 

WASHINGTON

Birth or Death

http://www.doh.wa.gov/EHSPHL/CHS/cert.htm

 

$13.00

Department of Health

Center for Health Statistics

PO Box 9709

Olympia, WA 98507-9709

 

360-236-4300

WEST VIRGINIA

Birth or Death

http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/oehp/hsc/vr/birtcert.htm

 

$5.00

Vital Registration Office

Room 165, 350 Capitol Street

Charleston, WV 25301-3701

 

304-558-2931

WISCONSIN

Birth

Death

http://www.dhfs.state.wi.us/vitalrecords/index.htm

 

$12.00

$7.00

Vital Records

1 West Wilson Street

PO Box 309

Madison, WI 53701

 

608-266-1371

WYOMING

Birth

Death

http://wdhfs.state.wy.us/vital_records/certificate.htm

 

$12.00

$9.00

Vital Records Services

Hathaway Building

Cheyenne, WY 82002

 

307-777-7591

EVENT OCCURRED ABROAD

http://travel.state.gov/consular_records.html

 

$30.00

US Department of State

Bureau of Consular Affairs
Passport Services
Vital Records Section
1111 19th Street, NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20522-1705

 

202-955-0307